Articles tagged under: Leopard

Leopard dies due to electrocution in farm near Gir forests

June 07, 2019
Leopard dies due to electrocution in farm near Gir forests

Junagadh:In another death of leopard due to electrocution within 24 hours, an around 5 year old male leopard was found dead on a transformer in a farm in Talala area close to Gir forests in Gir Somnath district this morning. CCF Junagadh DT Vasavada said that the leopard was found dead in the farm of one Sarman D Gareja, who informed the forest officials at around 0730 am this morning. The forest was around 10 km from the spot. All the 18 nails of the beast were found intact. Detaile...Read More

Woman killed by leopard in village near Gir forests

May 28, 2019
Woman killed by leopard in village near Gir forests

Junagadh: A 52 year old woman has been killed by a leopard in Kangsiyada village in Visavadar range of Gir forests in Junagadh district of Gujarat. CCF Junagadh DT Vasavada today said that the body of one female killed by leopard was today recovered from the village in grass round of the Ghodasan beat of the forests. She has been identified as Shardaben Samjubhai Bavaria (52). Vasavada said, 'as per primary information received a female dead body is reported from Kangasiy...Read More

Two injured in different incidents of leopard attacks in Gujarat, one in Navasari city

May 18, 2019
Two injured in different incidents of leopard attacks in Gujarat, one in Navasari city

Amreli/Navsari: Two people were today injured by leopard in different incidents in South Gujarat and Saurashtra. A leopard attacked and injured a man in Navsari city when he sitting near Damji building. He has been admitted to hospital. The forest department team was trying to nab the big cat which had entered the city from nearby forest area. In another incident, 20 year old Mahavir M Gadhiya native of Bhilwada in Rajasthan, was injured in an attack by another leopard in the w...Read More

Leopardess dies in fight with other wild animals, girl attacked by leopard succumbs

May 09, 2019
Leopardess dies in fight with other wild animals, girl attacked by leopard succumbs

Junagadh: A 4 year old leopardess died in a suspected fight with other wild-animals in a farm in Juanugla village under Una taluka of Gir Somnath district in Gujarat. Meanwhile, an around 12 year old girl Hiral Vinubhai Parmar injured by a leopard in Ambala village under Visavadar taluka in Junagadh district last month has died during treatment in Ahmedabad. A forest official said that the dead body of the leopardess was found this morning from the farm of a local farmer Dhirub...Read More

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