Bhubaneswar: A tiger was reportedly spotted prowling in Rangamatia area in Mancheswar in the city triggering panic among the locals.
Some locals spotted the tiger in the locality this morning. However, Forest officials are yet to confirm the presence of the wildcat in the city.
Notably, on Tuesday night, Forest officials caught a leopard which had entered Palaspalli area near Biju Patnaik International Airport on Sunday night. The wildcat has been released into Chandaka forests on the city outskirts.
The fresh sighting of the animal in the capital city has caused a panic among the people and also raised an alarm for Forest officials how to deal with the situation.