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Wild cat trapped in cage meant to catch foxes near airport

A wild cat was trapped in a cage put up by the forest department at Devi Ahilyabai Airport here Friday, to catch foxes which posed a danger to flights.



Indore: A wild cat was trapped in a cage put up by the forest department at Devi Ahilyabai Airport here Friday, to catch foxes which posed a danger to flights.

"The forest department has been trying to catch foxes in the airport's premises for which cages have been installed. A wild cat was trapped today," Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) A K Joshi told PTI.

In the past, two foxes were trapped, he said.

The population of foxes around the airport has posed a danger since these animals have come close to the aircraft earlier, an airport officer said.

Thickets around the airport is home to around 20 foxes, wildlife experts said.

From Zee News

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