Watch: How a panther in Rajasthan got its head stuck in a pot

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times
  • Updated: Sep 30, 2015 20:47 IST

A young panther ended up with its head stuck in a pot after attempting to drink water from it at Dhuli Kaan village in Rajsamand, Rajasthan, on Wednesday morning. Forest officials caught the animal and tranquilised it at a local hospital before removing the utensil.

The incidence occurred in the wee hours on Tuesday morning when a thirsty Panther entered a farm of Dhuli Khaan area in search of drinking water. He saw a stainless steel pot with some water in it. The animal put his head inside the pot but unfortunately got stuck.

He started to panic and roared. Locals informed the patrolling team of the forest department about the incident and the animal was rescued.

Here are photos of the incident.

Villagers look at a panther who got his head stuck in a utensil at Rajsamand. (HT Photo)

Amused villagers observe at the panther. (HT Photo)

The panther rests in a cage after being caught . (HT Photo)

Another photograph capturing the panther in the cage. (HT Photo)

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