Monday, November 05, 2012

Leopard that killed child is trapped

Leopard that killed child is trapped
The Indian Express

Forest officials have caught a leopard believed to have killed a two-year-old child at a village near Kodinar in Junagadh on Friday evening.

Dr Sandeep Kumar, deputy conservator of forests (DCF) at Gir (Sasan) said over phone that the leopard, a female believed to be about five years old, was caught in a trap laid by forest staff around 1.30 am on Saturday. He added the leopard was believed to have been responsible for two or three attacks on humans in the area earlier. The leopard will be sent to Sakkarbaug Zoo, Kumar said.

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