Wednesday, March 03, 2010

2 more leopards spotted near Ishwariya village

2 more leopards spotted near Ishwariya village
Times of India
Print Edition

Two more leopards were spotted on Monday near Ishwariya village in Veraval taluka of Junagadh district where two women were killed recently by a leopard. According to sources, on Monday, a young leopard was spotted in a sugarcane field owned by Lakha Ram in Kholass village, who alerted forest department. Forest officer KR Waghasia along with other staff rushed there and trapped the leopard. It was shifted to forest office at Veraval. The beast was given necessary treatment and handed over to Sakkarbaug zoo in Junagadh. In another incident, a leopard jumped the wall of a house and killed a calf in ishwariya village on Monday night.

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