Two more gaurs were found shot dead in Wang Nam Khieu district of Nakhon Ratchasima after the first dead gaur was found in a tapioca plantation on November 8.
Villagers in Tambon Wang Nam Khieu alerted officials on Sunday of the finding of two dead gaurs near Khao Paeng Ma mountain in Village 4, Ban Khao Paeng Ma.
One of the two had all its meat and intestines cut off and taken away leaving behind its head and skin. The other was still intact. Both were estimated to weigh about one tonne each.
Forest officials of Khao Paeng Ma’s no-hunting zone have lodged a complaint with Wang Nam Khieu district police to investigate the incident.
Regarding the first dead gaur which was found in a tapioca plantation in Ban Tha Wangsai, Tambon Wang Mee, it was reported that police had arrested one suspect, the owner of the tapioca plantation which was trespassed by the gaur.