Leopard dies after falling into well
An eight-year old male leopard was rescued by the forest department from a well in Saurasthra region, while another two-year old female who also fell in the same well died.
The leopard died in Govindpur village of Dhari taluka in Amreli district near the Gir forest after falling into well, while the eight-year-old male leopard was rescued, forest department officials said.
"Eleven officials were deployed for the rescue operation in which just the male leopard could be rescued," they added.
Meanwhile, a seven-month-old leopard cub was rescued from a farm well by forest department officials in the same district.
The cub was rescued after a seven-hour effort in Tankal village, about 150 km from Vadodara, on Friday, officials said.
Veterinary doctors are treating the cub and it will be kept under observation for some time before being released, forest officials said.
The cub fell in the well around 4 am. A woman, who was passing from the area, alerted the forest department.A team, led by Range Forest Officer A Kedariya, rushed to the spot and launched a rescue operation. "They rescued the wild cat with the help of a net and a cage and took it to the nearby forest division office for treatment," the officials added.
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