'Exciting & Unexpected': Rare Black Leopard Sighted In Odisha's Forest, See Pics

'Exciting & Unexpected': Rare Black Leopard Sighted In Odisha's Forest, See Pics

Earlier, a black tiger or pseudo-melanistic tiger was sighted in Similipal National Park in the Mayurbhanj district.

PTIUpdated: Thursday, November 30, 2023, 11:17 AM IST
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Rare black leopard spotted in Odisha | Susanta Nanda/ X

An extremely rare black leopard has been spotted in a forest in Odisha during the ongoing tiger census in the state, a senior official said.

The leopard's images were captured in a camera trap installed in the forest for the tiger census, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF), wildlife, Susanta Nanda said.

Nanda shared on X two images of the leopard but did not disclose the location for the safety of the rare wild animal.

"Ongoing camera trap tiger census in Odisha is throwing up some exciting & unexpected presence of wild fauna in our state," Nanda posted on X.

Earlier, a black tiger or pseudo-melanistic tiger was sighted in Similipal National Park in the Mayurbhanj district.

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