Leopard Found Trapped In Poachers’ Net, Rescued


Angul: A leopard, who got trapped in a net laid by poachers, in Satkosia Reserve near Purunakot, was safely rescued by the forest department officials.

According to reports, the incident came to fore after some locals reported that a big cat has got trapped in a net. Soon, forest authorities reached the spot to rescue the animal.

Subsequently, the veterinary doctor first tranquilised the leopard and the animal was rescued safely.

DFO Dr Saroj Panda, ACF Shuvendu Behera, VS Dr Kishore Sahu, biologist Gatikrishna Behera and other forest officials were present during the operation.


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