Articles tagged under: Leopard

Pug marks of wild beast in central Gujarat forest not of tiger/tigress but that of leopard:Forest Department

March 15, 2019
Pug marks of wild beast in central Gujarat forest not of tiger/tigress but that of leopard:Forest Department

Lunavada: The forest department today said that the pug mark of the wild beast found in and around Signali forest in Mahisagar district where a tiger was found last month was not that of a tigress/tiger but of a leopard. DCF Mahisagar R M Parmar and RFO R B Patel today said that the night vision cameras installed in the area have also captured the pictures of a full grown leopard. 'The villagers in Kantar and other nearby areas had claimed that it was that of a tigress and her ...Read More

Leopard that entered a house in Jain pilgrimage town of Palitana

March 14, 2019
Leopard that entered a house in Jain pilgrimage town of Palitana

Bhavnagar: The forest department team has finally caged a leopard which had entered a residential area in the Jain pilgrimage town of Palitana in Bhavnagar district of Gujarat today and injured two people. Range Forest Official of Palitana, Vatsal Pandya said that the around 7 to 9 year old male leopard had entered the house of one Natubhai Mali in Navagadh locality of the town. 'Before it could be confined in a room and tranquilized and caged this morning, it had injured two ...Read More

Leopard cub under care of lion family for last one and half month dies in Gir forest

February 12, 2019
Leopard cub under care of lion family for last one and half month dies in Gir forest

Junagadh: A leopard cub which was under care of lioness died yesterday in the forest of Gir in Gujarat. A leopard cub was suffering from congenital femoral hernia which caused its death. It was in 45-day long association with lion family, informed DCF Gir-West. DeshGujarat Read More

Two incidents of leopard attack in Bhavnagar in 24 hours, 3 year old dead, woman injured

February 11, 2019
Two incidents of leopard attack in Bhavnagar in 24 hours, 3 year old dead, woman injured

Bhavnagar: Two incidents of attack by wild leopard have been reported in Mahuva taluka of Bhavnagar district in which a 3 year old boy has died. A forest official today said that a leopard took away 3 year old Mohit Lalabhai Ratadiya sleeping outside in a forest area in Malpar last night. His mutilated body was recovered. A woman was injured in another such attack in Lilvan village in the same taluka. DeshGujarat Read More

Leopard attack five year old girl in Gir Somnath district

February 03, 2019
Leopard attack five year old girl in Gir Somnath district

Veraval: An around five year old girl was attacked and injured by a leopard in a village in Gir Somnath district of Gujarat today, police said. A forest official said that the girl was playing near a farm in the Navi Vajadi village under Una taluka. The village was close to forests. A leopard suddenly attacked the girl but hearing her shouts people chased away the beast which left her injured. The girl after first aid in Una has been shifted to a private hospital in...Read More

Nature’s wonder in Gir forest of Gujarat, mother lioness rearing leopard cub with her own, protecting and feeding milk too

January 03, 2019

Junagadh: In an interesting, rare and wonderful wildlife incident, the forest officials have found that a lioness in western parts of Gir forests, the only abode of Asiatic lions, is rearing a leopard cub along with her own cubs and even feeding it with her milk. DCF of West Gir Dhiraj Mittal today said that he has seen, photographed and filmed the rare incident in the forests in Junagadh district. 'The leopard cub is around 2 months old and is being seen with the lioness and...Read More

Leopard enters court premises in Chotila town of Gujarat

December 14, 2018
Leopard enters court premises in Chotila town of Gujarat

Surendranagar: In a somewhat bizarre incident a wild leopard today entered a court premises in Chotila town of Surendranagar district in Gujarat during working hours. The leopard, which had probably strayed from the Nava beat of Thangadh forests, also entered in a room in the Taluka level court. Police said that seeing the leopard in the court premises people started running here and there. Amid all the chaos the beast entered in to the room of clerk of the first class judicial...Read More

Leopard takes away 2 year old boy

December 04, 2018

Amreli:A leopard today took away a two year old child in Chudavad village in Amreli district. Forest official M A Gamera said that the beast came from the nearby forests and took away the two year old son of farm labourer Prabhu Damor. The incident took place when the child was sleeping in a hut in a farm while his mother was cooking food. The labourer family has come from Rajasthan to work here. The body of the child has not yet been recovered. DeshGujaratRead More

Permission granted to shoot a man-eater leopard in Central Gujarat, neighbouring Madhya Pradesh alerted as the beast in all likelihood has crossed the border

December 01, 2018
Permission granted to shoot a man-eater leopard in Central Gujarat, neighbouring Madhya Pradesh alerted as the beast in all likelihood has crossed the border

Dahod: The 'man-eater' leopard of Dahod district which killed 3 woman recently has now most likely crossed Gujarat border and moved in to neigbhouring Madha Pradesh. On the other hand Gujarat government has sanctioned the permission to shoot the deadly beast at site and on the formal request of forest department, local police was looking for a shooter for the job if the need arises. The suspected male leopard was also not involved in an incident of attack on a 26 year...Read More

Foot-marks of leopard in Gandhinagar put forest department in tizzy, nothing found during search

November 28, 2018
Foot-marks of leopard in Gandhinagar put forest department in tizzy, nothing found during search

Gandhinagar: Almost three weeks after the sensational entry of a leopard in the secretariat premises in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar, reports of pug marks (foot-print) of another such beast seen close to the seat of the state government, put the forest department in tizzy today. However after the search it turned out to be seemingly a rumour. The forest department had on November 5 after over 12 hours of high voltage operation caged the leopard that had sneaked in to the capital, a...Read More