Leopard trapped by forest  officials near Chandrapur
Leopard trapped by forest  officials near Chandrapur

Chandrapur : A two-and-a-half-year-old leopardess has been captured by forest officials in Babupeth beat of Junona Range near Chandrapur.

The Forest Development Corporation of Maharashtra officials found the animal trapped in one of the cages set in the area this morning.
The forest officials had set four cage-traps with live baits in the area after a woman was killed in a leopard attack on December 6.
On December 19, a six-year-old girl was killed in another attack.
The regional manager, FDCM, G R K Rao said: “It is a young female, around two-and-half-years-old, and appears to be healthy.
She was taken to the department’s Nursery at Moharli, near the entry gate of Tadoba Andhari Tiger Reserve.
We are yet to ascertain whether she was responsible for the two killings this month.
She would be kept under observation for some days.”

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