A five-year-old male leopard that killed two calves in Habbanakuppe village in Hunsur taluk was trapped in Anechoukuru range on Friday. Later, the leopard was released in the forest.
While loading the animal into a jeep, the leopard mauled the fingers of the driver.
In another incident at Konanahosalli village of Hanagodu hobli in the same taluk, a tiger killed a cow that was grazing on the fringes of the forest.
Forest officials said that the owner will get compensation. Veterinary doctor K L Shivakumar conducted the post mortem.
Leopard Found Dead
The decomposed carcass of a 10-year-old male leopard was found at Devarakal in Edeyala forest range in Gundlupet taluk near here on Friday. Forest officials said that it was a natural death. ACF Karikalar visited the spot. A post mortem was conducted.