"Forest guards went for a closer inspection in the direction of the smell and stumbled upon the dead leopard.
THANE: The partly decomposed carcass of a leopard, aged about three, was found in Yeoor forest on Saturday morning.
Maggots on the carcass indicated that the female leopard died about four days ago," said range forest officer Rajendra Pawar .
The carcass was discovered when patrolling forest guards came across the decomposing smell tha hung loose in a thicket in Chikalachepanipada area.
A search led to the leopard 's carcass.
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