3 of 5 Nashik leopards to be released back into the wild

  • | Thursday | 20th August, 2020

In last two to three months, five leopards were caught in East Nashik. File picAfter random trapping of leopards from Nashik following man-animal conflicts, the Forest Department has decided to release three of the five wildcats brought to SGNP from Nashik. However, wildlife experts feel the animals should be released in the same area from where they were captured. In the last two to three months, five leopards were caught in East Nashik district. Also Read: India lost 93 leopards to poaching in eight monthsRange Forest Officer Vivek Bhadhane from Nashik said, "We have decided to release two young male and one female back into the wild."

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