Leopards

  • Leopard killed in Assam's Morigaon district 18-06-2014 04:42 PM

    Morigaon: An adult male leopard was killed by some unidentified persons in central Assam's Morigaon district, Forest officials said today. The spotted big cat had come to drink water in Lakhimi water spring on Amkota hill near Jagiroad when some persons killed the animal with spears and bamboo sticks last...
  • Leopard cub dies of suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society 23-05-2014 09:34 PM

    In a tragic incident, a male leopard cub, Bobby, died on Friday due to suffocation in Tata Steel Zoological Society in Jamshedpuron Friday, a Zoo official said. Bobby breathed his last around 4 PM because of sudden choking of throat due to a piece of meat, said Rajnish Kumar, a...
  • Three arrested with skins of leopard, two spotted deer in MP 28-04-2014 08:36 PM

    Three persons were arrested for allegedly carrying skins of a leopard and two spotted deer from Magardarra railway station in the district on Monday, police said. A team of forest officials apprehended the trio on a tip-off and seized from them the skins of a leopard and two spotted deer,...
  • Watch: Leopard-villagers clash caught on camera in Maharashtra village 21-04-2014 03:44 PM

    In the village of Ballarpur, a leopard entered a home and attacked one villager. It attacked another resident while people tried to corner it. No one has been seriously injured. One person has suffered minor injuries. The Forest department has caught the leopard and is in the process of releasing...
  • Maharashtra: 1 leopard caught, another killed after entering villages 21-04-2014 03:25 PM

    Mumbai: Leopards caused a scare in two villages in Chandrapur in Maharashtra. In the village of Ballarpur, a leopard entered a home and attacked one villager. It attacked another resident while people tried to corner it. No one has been seriously injured. One person has suffered minor injuries. The Forest...
  • Eight-year-old girl killed by a leopard in Bahraich 21-04-2014 12:55 PM

    An eight-year-old girl was killed in an attack by a leopard near Katarniaghat wildlife sanctuary inBahraich, forest department officials said on Monday. Reshma was attacked by a leopard while she was sleeping in the courtyard of her house on Sunday located on the outskirts of the Katarniaghat sanctuary, 85 kilometres...
  • Police trace dead leopard in city 11-04-2014 09:37 PM

    A leopard was found dead in a village of Uttarakhand's Bageshwar district, forest department sources said, on Friday, in Dehradun. The carcass of a six-year-old leopard was sighted on Thursday by children in Kaliyabagad Falyanti village of the district when they were going to school. They told their teachers about...
  • School children find body of man mauled to death by Leopard 03-04-2014 10:49 PM

    A man was mauled to death by a leopard in Dungri village of Pauri district, forest department officials said in Dehradun on Thursday. The man was missing from his village since last Tuesday, they said. The matter came to light on Wednesday when some school children saw a body bearing...
  • Leopard finally captured by forest department in Meerut 30-03-2014 01:57 PM

    The forest department officials have captured a leopard from Dayalpur village in Meerut district after the rampaging animal injured one villager. DFO Sushant Sharma said the animal on Saturday got trapped inside a cage set up in the jungles of the village by the forest officials. He said before the...
  • Cute alert! Photo of a chimp bottle feeding a leopard cub and later hugging it just brought the Internet to a standstill 26-03-2014 12:44 PM

    This photo will make your day and your troubles melt away. A chimpanzee just brought the Internet to a standstill after its photo of bottle feeding a baby leopard went viral. The chimp is seen hugging the cub close to its chest. ...
  • Another leopard spotted in UP, this time in Saharanpur 10-03-2014 08:02 AM

    A leopard was on Sunday sighted in the jungles near two villages in Saharanpur district, triggering panic among people. The feline was seen by villagers working in their fields in Ghumgarh and Shimlana villages. Forest department and police officials started a combing operation that lasted for four hours but managed...
  • Three injured in leopard attack in Haridwar's Roshnabad 01-03-2014 09:34 PM

    Three persons were injured today after being attacked by a leopard in a factory in Roshnabad area of the city. The leopard sneaked into the premises of a thread manufacturing factory located in SIDCUL area at about 11 in the morning, prompting those on duty to scamper for cover. Three...
  • Meerut: Business hit as leopard remains on the loose for fourth day 27-02-2014 09:43 AM

    Meerut remains panic stricken as there is still no news about the leopard which was spotted four days ago. Meenakshi Upreti has more. ...
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  • Meerut: Authorities fail to capture leopard; schools, colleges shut for 3rd day 26-02-2014 02:31 PM

    Meerut is virtually locked down with a stray leopard on the prowl for the third day. It was last spotted on Monday afternoon. Residents are now staying indoors for fear of being attacked. ...
  • Desist from spreading rumours about the leopard, appeals District authorities 26-02-2014 08:17 AM

    Mathura district authorities on Tuesday asked people to desist from spreading rumours regarding the sighting of the leopard which has run amok in the area. Officials concerned have been asked to get in touch with the people and impress upon them the need to avoid spreading rumours about the leopard....
  • Meerut normal after leopard attack 25-02-2014 08:40 PM

    Schools and market places reopened on Tuesday after being closed since Sunday as a precautionary measure after a leopard entered the city and attacked several people, officials said. "Although precautionary measures are being taken, I am sure the big cat has left the city," said Sushant Sharma, divisional forest officer,...
  • Alert sounded as leopard slips into Meerut 24-02-2014 11:01 PM

    An alert was sounded in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city after a leopard entered into it on Sunday and attacked several people, officials said on Monday. As a precautionary measure, all schools and colleges have been closed and people were told to stay indoors. The big cat was first spotted at...
  • Schools, colleges shut as leopard that entered hospital strays into city 24-02-2014 12:37 PM

    A leopard has strayed into Meerut creating panic and prompting administration to order closure of schools and colleges. District administration has also appealed for closure of markets in the city as forest administration and army officials failed to trace the feline which sneaked into the city on Sunday. At least...
  • Meerut: Leopard strays into city, injures 2 people 24-02-2014 09:43 AM

    Meerut: A leopard has strayed into the city and injured at least two persons creating panic and prompting administration to order closure of schools and colleges. District administration has also appealed for closure of markets in the city as forest administration and army officials failed to trace the feline which...
  • Man arrested with leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh 22-02-2014 09:22 PM

    An alleged poacher was arrested in Ghaziabad on Saturdayand leopard skin worth Rs 20 lakh was seized from him, police said. The accused has been identified as Prakash, a resident of Uttarakhand. He came to Ghaziabad to sell the leopard skin to someone, who is yet to be identified, they...
  • Five-year-old boy mauled to death by leopard 19-02-2014 07:49 AM

    A five-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard in Ratanpur town of Chhattisgarh's Bilaspur district, police said. Aman Dhruve, a resident of Medrapara area of the town, was playing in the courtyard of his house along with other children when he was dragged away by the big cat...
  • Six tigers, 86 leopards killed in 14 months in Uttarakhand 24-01-2014 08:30 AM

    Six tigers and 86 leopards were killed in Uttarakhand in a space of 14 months since the beginning of 2012 with unnatural factors like illegal poaching and accidents responsible for the deaths of 32 of them, says an official report. From the beginning of 2012 to February 2013 a total...
  • Two snow leopards sighted at Gangotri National Park 30-12-2013 12:18 PM

    Two snow leopards, an endangered species, have been spotted at the Gangotri National Park in Uttarakhand's Uttarkashi district. "A male and a female snow leopard were caught on camera on two separate dates at the Gangotri National Park recently,"Deputy Director of the park G N Yadav said. The discovery is...
  • Leopard mauls cow in Coimbatore 09-09-2013 05:28 PM

    A leopard on Monday attacked and dragged a cow into the jungles when it was grazing in the Vellamalai Solappadi Estate area, police said. The owner of the cow and locals rushed to the spot and found its half-eaten carcass, and informed forest department officials. The officials found pug marks...
  • Two-yr-old girl injured in leopard attack near Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary 27-08-2013 01:28 PM

    A two-year-old girl was seriously injured in a leopard attack in a village adjoining the forest in Katarniyaghat wildlife sanctuary. Anjali was sleeping in the courtyard of her house in Babhania village when the leopard attacked and seriously injured her on Monday, divisional forest officer Ashish Tewari said on Tuesday....
  • China zoo tries to pass off big hairy dog as lion 16-08-2013 11:56 AM

    Behold the regal lion and hear its mighty ... bark? Reports say a zoo in the central China city of Luohe attempted to pass off a Tibetan mastiff as a lion. The large breed's trademark mane gives it a lion-like appearance, but its vocalizations are far closer to a woof...
  • Smuggler caught with 5 leopard skins, arrested under Wildlife Protection Act 05-08-2013 03:59 PM

    A man has been caught with five leopard skins and sent to jail under several sections of Wildlife Protection Act, a forest official said on Monday. Gopi, resident of Punjab, has been arrested on Sunday night under various sections of Wildlife Protection Act, said BS Almia, forest officer of Pithoragarh...
  • Nagpur: Maharajbagh Zoo giving away tigers for adoption for Rs 1 lakh 23-07-2013 12:27 PM

    Nagpur: Move over cats and dogs, animal lovers can now adopt wild animal like tigers, leopards, jackals and monkeys lodged at the Maharajbagh Zoo in Nagpur for a fee. The zoo, which has often received flak for its management of animals, is launching this programme with a total of 356...
  • World Enviornment Day: Saving leopards in the Western Ghats 05-06-2013 09:56 AM

    Junnar: Along the western coast of India, lies an ancient mountain range, Planet Earth's richest diversity of life is found here. In this magical land, new species are still being discovered. This vast expanse of green that stretches across 60,000 square kilometres, is a global hotspot - a world heritage...