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Leopard rescued in Chhattarpur

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  New Delhi, February 07, 2013
First Published: 00:09 IST(7/2/2013) | Last Updated: 00:10 IST(7/2/2013)

In a seven-hour rescue operation by the Delhi Police and the fire department, an injured adult leopard was on Tuesday rescued from South Delhi’s Chhattarpur area.

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The leopard, possibly from the Aravalli hills, was spotted leaping onto a high wall of a farm house by a local guard. The leopard in an attempt to scale the 15-foot wall got impaled on the metal spikes on the wall and was trapped for a long time.

The police contacted the Wildlife SOS helpline and a team of rescue members arrived at the location. The Wildlife SOS arranged a leopard transport cage and the team worked hard to tranquilize it and transport it to the safety of the veterinary hospital in the Delhi Zoo.


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