Published On: Sat, Jun 16th, 2018

Caution sounded as tigers spotted near Goa-Karnataka border

Panaji: As a precautionary measure, warning to tourists and travellers has been issued by the Railways on Saturday cautioning public that tigers and leopards have been sighted along the Castlerock-Kulem rail section near the Goa-Karnataka border.

The area is popular with trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts

“It is reported that tigers and leopards have been spotted near the railway track between Castlerock-Kulem ghat section. Therefore, the general public and tourists are advised to be cautious while moving in (the area),” a statement by the South Western Railway said.

The section, which spans across Goa and North Karnataka, is situated in the dense Western Ghat forests.

While Castlerock railway station is located in Karnataka, Kulem is in south Goa. The area is popular with trekkers and wildlife enthusiasts.

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