Trapped in net, leopard dies after being attacked by locals
| Monday | 11th February, 2019
However, the leopard strayed out of the nearby Kushfara jungle and got stuck in the net.”The leopard was attacked by local villagers and the animal died of strangulation.
Allahabad: A 10-year-old adult leopard which was stuck in a trap net used for catching wild boars died after local villagers attacked it sticks and weapons, in Mandhata area of Pratapgarh on Saturday.
This incident is an isolated case of a leopard venturing into a human settlement.”The forest officials failed to provide any details about the number of leopards currently inhabiting the forests of Pratapgarh.
By the time forest officials arrived on the spot and rescued the animal, it had died.The DFO, said, “We have been keeping a vigil on Kushfara jungle along with other forests of the district.
When the villagers spotted the big cat in the well, they filled it with dry grass and set it on fire.
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