Toronto Zoo euthanizes sick snow leopard - CityNews Toronto
Sad news from the Toronto Zoo. It has announced the death of its 14-year-old snow leopard ‘Kota.’ In a statement posted to Facebook, the zoo says the animal wasn’t walking properly about two weeks ago and his condition quickly deteriorated. The zoo says the big cat began to experience paralysis in the hind end, and […]
Plea for help after leopard attacks man
A brave grandfather and farmer who survived a vicious leopard attack last week in Peddie has told how he survived the ordeal that forced his community to trap and kill the animal on Friday. Although he still lives in fear for his goats and family, Lindile Mbilana, 74, has been hailed as a hero for
Photo of ‘resurrected’ extinct Indonesian tiger is actually leopard, scientists say
A recent photo that sparked speculation that an Indonesian tiger species had come back from extinction most likely shows instead a rare, but certainly not extinct, Javan leopard (Panthera pardus melas), scientists say. The photo, taken by rangers at Ujung Kulon National Park at the western tip of the island of Java, showed a big …
Mumbai: Two women injured in Goregaon’s Aarey Milk colony in a leopard attack
Mumbai: Two middle-aged women of a tribal hamlet in Goregaon’s Aarey Milk colony were injured in leopard attack on Saturday night. Both the women — Bayaji Bhimrao Phandare (50) and Asha Bai Gavit (55) — were rushed to nearby civic-run Balasaheb Thackeray Trauma Center in Jogeshwari, wher...
Two-year-old mauled to death by leopard in Bazpur - Times of India
A two-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard outside her house in Bazpur, 36 km from Rudrapur, late on Friday. Harmeet was playing outside when the leopard attacked and dragged the body, which was later recovered from the nearby paddy fields
Tiger cub killed by leopard in Madhya Pradesh, toll hits 16 in 9 months - Times of India
BHOPAL: The Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve (BTR) in Umeria district lost a male cub on Friday, taking death toll of big cats in Madhya Pradesh to 16 in the last nine months, including two on Monday.
Snow leopards no longer ‘endangered,’ but still in decline and in need of urgent conservation measures
The latest update to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species had bad news about the conservation status of many species, including some that were previously so abundant that their entry onto the list as endangered or even critically endangered came as something of a surprise. There was at least one species for whom the …
Leopard trapped, released into Nagarahole forest - Star of Mysore
Mysuru: A four-year-old leopard, which had walked into the cage placed by the Forest Department at the farm of one Prashanth at Mydanahalli near Koorgalli Industrial Area here on Monday, has been released into Nagarahole Forest in the evening. The Forest Department had placed the cage in the farm with a dog as a bait...
Panic spreads after 'tiger' caught on cam in plush Bareilly locality; forest officials say it’s a leopard - Times of India
Bareilly: Panic gripped the city after a resident captured a big cat crossing the road during wee hours near Ahladpur police outpost on his cellphone camera and circulated it on WhatsApp.
Leopard rescued from well, released back to the wild in Wayanad - Times of India
An seven year old leopard which fell into a well at Pozhuthana in Wayanad was rescued by officials of the forest and fire and rescue service department after a three hour long operation on Monday.
6-yr-old mauled to death by a leopard in Pulwama
Srinagar A six-year-old boy was mauled by a leopard in Pulwama district on Saturday, locals said. They said that the body of Hazim (6), son of Abdul Hameed Padroo, was found in a bush in Banderpora village of the district. His body was taken to District Hospital Pulwama for post-mortem.