After 7-Hour Struggle Leopard Captured From Gujarat's Residential Area

A leopard strayed into the police lines in Navsari triggering panic among the residents. The forest authorities took it away in a cage.

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After 7-Hour Struggle Leopard Captured From Gujarat's Residential Area

The forest authorities in Navsari took away the leopard in a cage. (Representational)


Navsari, Gujarat: 

A leopard strayed into the police lines in Navsari on Saturday triggering panic among the residents. It took forest department personnel seven-hours to capture it. 

Navsari area is approximately 30 km from Surat.

The forest authorities took away the leopard in a cage.

Cases of leopards from nearby forests entering residential areas in search of water and food have become common. Experts cite deforestation as a possible reason for wild animals straying into cities and villages. 
 

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