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Stray Leopards kill 39 sheep, goats in Baringo Central - 7 months ago, 12 July 22:26

By: Joseph Kangogo

Residents of Kiboino in Baringo Central are living in fear after stray leopards killed 39 sheep and goats on Tuesday and Wednesday night.

"They entered one homestead after another for 15 farmers tearing to death 22 goats and 17 sheep at Kiboino and Oinobmoi villages," area chief Ben Chemjor said.

A farmer Simon Kiptegen said he was shocked to find all his 17 sheep and goats lying dead.

"I am finished. This used to be my only source of livelihood and I now wonder where to run to pay my children school fees and meet my family basic needs," he said adding that only two goats survived.

Another farmer Jonathan Kipchumba from Oinobmoi said he lost his two goats and three sheep.

"The leopards also attacked last year killing 20 goats in our village," Kipchumba said urging the Kenya Wildlife Service(KWS) officers to capture the animals.

He said stray wild animals also pose a danger to ...
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