Leopard found dead in MP

Last Updated: Friday, February 25, 2011 - 21:43

Hoshangabad: A leopard was found
dead on Friday evening near Amba Mai temple in Pachmari, the hill
station which houses the Satpura Tiger Reserve.

After the forest officials got the information, the
Satpura Reserve Field Director NS Dongriyal and his deputy AK Nagar reached the spot and the leopard was brought down from
a tree where it had been spotted dead.

The forest officials said that animal, around 18
months old, must have climbed the tree after sustaining
injuries in a fight.

They said that the pug marks of another leopard were
found near the tree.

Things will be clear after the leopard`s post-mortem,
they said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 25, 2011 - 21:43
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