Even though the police said the animal was a leopard, wildlife activists are not sure about the claim. "
It was spotted at 8.15 am and subsequently locals alerted the local police and the Wildlife Department.
The video was shared on the micro-blogging site Twitter by Indian Forest Service (IFS) official Parveen Kaswan and he complemented the animal for cooperating with the officials.
A forest ranger said the incident took place on February 28 in which some hunters in Garhakachhaar village hunted down the leopard and electrocuted it after trapping it in an electric wire net.
Forest Minister Anand Singh said Rs 10 lakh compensation would be given to the affected family.
Recent sightings of the elusive feline in the Spiti valley has brought cheer to wildlife enthusiasts indicative of a rise in population of the big cat’s species.
The petrified children ran into their classrooms and locked themselves in.
The deceased, identified as Anand, was sleeping in his hut when the big cat attacked late on Saturday night.
The snow leopard was captured on camera and the video has created quite a buzz on social media.
In Luangwa National Park in Africa’s Zambia, the leopard was spotted casually approaching the sleeping crocodile and then patting the reptile with its paw.
The cub, after avoiding a few mighty tail-strikes by the lizard, sank its teeth into the monitor’s neck and carried it away.
A leopard is suspected to have killed a 14-year-old girl on December 17. Her body was recovered from a tea garden.
the elephants are trained to carry out search operations and comb sugarcane fields. Forest personnel, who will be sitting atop these elephants, will shoot tranquillizer darts on the leopard.
The feline was rescued after some morning walkers spotted the big cat in the CIDCO N-1 area shortly after 6.30 am and alerted police and forest officials.
A family in Pimpalgaon Rotha in Maharashtra was peacefully having dinner and waiting for the night to end when suddenly chaos erupted.
People who were present while the battle was playing out and capturing the video, thought that the leopard would be swallowed by the python, but the big cat fought and managed to wrestle out.
He also requested humans to respect the wild, "Please learn to respect the wild."
The female leopard, around two years old, was moving around Kharhari village in Parsuli forest range for the last few days, causing panic among locals, said Mayank Agrawal, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO).
A nine-second video of a hyena's deadly attack and a leopard's escape has gone viral on the internet.
The incident took place on October 4 when the girl identified as Rakhi was playing with her 4-year-old brother and was attacked by the leopard.
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