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Leopard found dead in Nashik


An injured leopardNashik: A one-and-half year-old leopard was found dead in a jungle in Chunchale Shivar near here with serious injuries indicating a prolonged fight with another wild cat, forest officials said today.

The leopard died in Panjara Pol area on Tuesday, forest officer Rajan Gaikwad told .

According to the official, area supervisers–Gopal Patil and Dattu Shirsath — found the leopard dead around 9.30 AM after hearing growls in the morning. They later shifted the leopard’s carcass to Jawaharlal Nehru Garden here in the evening.

Gaikwad said a cage has been kept in the area to trap the other leopard which disappeared into the thick forests after the incident.


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