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Updated on: Tuesday, September 07, 2021, 02:01 PM IST

Madhya Pradesh: Leopard dies of old age in Van Vihar National Park

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Representative Photo | Bharat Goel

Representative Photo | Bharat Goel

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Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh): A 19-year-old leopard died of age-related complications in Van Vihar National Park in Madhya Pradesh's Bhopal city, an official from the facility said on Tuesday.

The leopard, who was named Panna after the state's Panna Tiger Reserve from where it was rescued in 2011, had been ailing for some time and died on Monday, the national park's veterinarian Dr Atul Gupta said.

The autopsy report has revealed that the animal died of age-related complications, he said.

Following an autopsy, the last rites of the leopard were performed in the park premises as per guidelines, the official added.

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Published on: Tuesday, September 07, 2021, 02:02 PM IST
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