Severely Injured Leopard, Trapped In Barbed Wire Fence, Rescued In Madhya Pradesh

Severely Injured Leopard, Trapped In Barbed Wire Fence, Rescued In Madhya Pradesh

The leopard was rescued and brought to the Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal (Representational)

Bhopal:

A leopard injured after being trapped in a barbed wire fence at a forest in Madhya Pradesh’s Raisen district was rescued and brought to the Van Vihar National Park in Bhopal, an official said on Tuesday.

After being alerted, a team led by a veterinarian reached the spot near Bodra village in Raisen on Monday.

The leopard, about three years old, was severely injured, a public relations department official said, adding that the feline was rescued and put in a cage for starting its treatment.

The animal was brought to the Van Vihar in Bhopal and kept in a quarantine enclosure for recovery, the official added.

Madhya Pradesh is home to the largest number of leopards in the country.
 

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