Its a leopard says forest department
Yashawant Patil of Karle village claimed to have spotted tiger in his field but inspection report of forest department says that the pugmarks belongs to a leopard.
Forest officials have assured the villagers to take necessary measures to prevent human-wildlife conflict. Camera traps are being installed in the surrounding areas to catch movement of the wild animal. Villagers still claim that it was a tiger and not a leopard. But the forest department says they found pugmarks of leopard, wild boar and bison, no evidence of tiger is found yet.