Friday, August 03, 2007

Leopard cub crushed under vehicle; dies


Leopard cub crushed under vehicle; dies

The Indian Express Pg: 3

Junagadh: A female leopard cub was crushed to death after a vehicle ran over it on Savarkundla - Jesar road in Gir (East) forest division late on Wednesday night.

According to forest officials incident took place some two km away from Pithawadi village.

The cub aged about four five months was crushed by an unidentified vehicle, said Deputy Conservator of Forest-Gir(East), Shree V G Rana who immediately rushed to the spot and recovered the carcass.

'We have launched a search to nab the vehicle driver,' he said.

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