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Leopard attacks cattle in Sohna

A few villagers spotted a leopard on the outskirts of the village reportedly for the third consecutive night on Saturday, leading to panic among locals and prompting them to demand night patrolling by forest department teams

A leopard allegedly killed three cattle and attacked other domestic animals on Saturday near the outskirts of Ghamroj village in Sohna. (Representational Image)
Updated on Jun 24, 2024 06:04 AM IST

After Bhorwadi attack, forest dept launches search to capture leopard

Forest department has launched a search operation to capture the leopard involved in the attack on 17-year-old boy in Bhorwadi area of Hiware village in Junnar tehsil on June 16

Forest department has launched a search operation to capture the leopard involved in the attack on 17-year-old boy in Bhorwadi area of Hiware village in Junnar tehsil on June 16. (PTI FILE)
Updated on Jun 19, 2024 08:14 AM IST

Cat, not leopard: Delhi Police on ‘wild animal’ at Rashtrapati Bhavan

The animal was spotted during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's swearing-in ceremony on Sunday evening.

The animal was seen in the background even as BJP MP Durga Das Uikey was taking oath during Sunday's swearing-in ceremony of PM Narendra Modi and his council of ministers.
Published on Jun 10, 2024 10:34 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Forest officials in Odisha rescue a leopard, release it into the wild: Video

The video shared by an IFS officer on X shows the moment when a leopard was released into the wild after being rescued from the Balasore district in Odishav.

Leopard taking a leap into the wild after being rescued by forest officials. (X/@susantananda3)
Updated on Jun 11, 2024 01:10 PM IST

Tamil Nadu foresters safely rescue and release leopard lost in Nilgiris

IAS Supriya Sahu took to X to share about the situation and how the leopard was sent back into the wild.

Snapshot of the leopard being released in the wild. (X/@supriyasahuias)
Published on Jun 10, 2024 02:59 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Internet can’t stop watching this leopard drinking water in Rajasthan amid heat

The video of the leopard that was shared by IAS Sanjay Kumar was filmed in Rajasthan’s Jhalana Leopard Safari Park.

Rajasthan: Leopard drinking water from a waterhole to quench his thirst. (X/@skumarias02)
Updated on Jun 06, 2024 02:21 PM IST

International Leopard Day 2024: Date, history, significance and more

International Leopard Day, observed on May 3, promotes the conservation of leopards and their habitats. From history to significance, check all details inside.

International Leopard Day raises awareness for leopard conservation and their role in ecosystems.(Pixabay)
Published on May 03, 2024 01:41 PM IST
By, New Delhi

Leopard caught in snare trap in Mysuru, rescued: Officials

The villagers had been complaining of a leopard menace for the last three months, following which the forest department installed a cage a month ago

The leopard has been released in DB Kuppe Range Forest (HT)
Updated on May 03, 2024 08:38 AM IST
By, Bengaluru

Leopard spotted at Vasai Fort caught after 22 days

Maharashtra forest department traps leopard near Vasai Fort after 3 weeks, believed to have ventured from Tungareshwar Wildlife Sanctuary in search of food.

Leopard spotted at Vasai Fort caught after 22 days
Updated on Apr 24, 2024 09:07 AM IST
ByMegha Sood

Forest dept. seeks permission to capture leopard involved in attacks in Shiroli village

At around 5 am on April 11, a leopard dragged the now-deceased baby girl, identified as Sanskruti Kulekar, from a temporary settlement of shepherds where she was sleeping with her family, into an open field

Considering the seriousness of the situation, the Junnar forest division on Friday held a meeting with members of the state-level committee. (REPRESENTATIVE PIC)
Published on Apr 12, 2024 10:57 PM IST

Leopard mauls one-and-a-half-year-old baby to death in Junnar

There is a constant demand from people and public representatives for birth control and other effective measures to save lives. Junnar forest division has already moved a proposal in January 2024, says official

In a previous incident, a four-year-old Ayush Shinde, from Umbraj village, which is a 10 km distance from Shiroli village, was attacked by leopard on March 12. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Apr 11, 2024 09:44 PM IST

Leopard sighted at Dighi; camera traps set up to monitor activity

Wadmukhwadi is among the green areas in Pimpri-Chinchwad and has many farms with green vegetation around which provides safe passage for leopards to wander around

Leopard sightings have constantly been on the rise in the Pimpri-Chinchwad area. (REPRESENTATIVE PHOTO)
Published on Apr 07, 2024 10:20 PM IST

Leopard hit with sticks after attacking a man in Kashmir, video spurs outrage

After the video of the leopard being hit was shared, many people criticised the way in which the wildlife officials handled the situation.

The leopard was hit multiple times with sticks. (Pixabay)
Published on Apr 04, 2024 01:43 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Leopard enters Delhi village, attacked with sticks, rescued

Forest officials said that the leopard was later released in the Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary in south Delhi

The leopard was trapped in a house in Jagatpur village, and was rescued after nearly five hours, said officials. (HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 02, 2024 05:24 AM IST

Afternoon briefing: China's fresh move concerning Arunachal Pradesh; more news

A shortlist of the biggest headlines, recommended stories, and a special collection of news items that you should check out.

China's President Xi Jinping(AFP)
Published on Apr 01, 2024 01:01 PM IST

Delhi: Leopard enters house in Roop Nagar area, injures five people

Delhi Fire Service chief Atul Garg informed that the leopard was locked in a room and the injured people were brought to a hospital.

In a shocking incident, a leopard entered a house in Delhi's Roop Nagar area and injured five people on Monday morning, officials said. (Representational picture)(File photo)
Published on Apr 01, 2024 12:45 PM IST

Monday Musings: Imperative that PMC probes Katraj Zoo incident thoroughly

The alleged inefficient handling of the zoo once again came to the fore last week during the early hours of March 4 when an eight-year-old male leopard escaped from his enclosure at the rescue and rehabilitation centre

The alleged inefficient handling of the zoo once again came to the fore last week during the early hours of March 4 when an eight-year-old male leopard escaped from his enclosure at the rescue and rehabilitation centre. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 11, 2024 06:52 AM IST

Shocking video shows 4 leopards taking a stroll in residential quarters. Watch

The video of the leopards, recorded in a residential quarter was shared on X. It has stunned many netizens.

Snapshot of the leopards jumping over the gate of the quarters. (X/@Anil Talwar)
Published on Mar 08, 2024 08:32 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

12-year-old Maharashtra boy locks leopard in a room, viral video will shock you

Mohit Ahire from Malegaon, Maharashtra was able to escape the wild animal without a scratch on him, thanks to his quick thinking.

Snapshot of the leopard walking into the room where the boy was sitting. (X/@AskAnshul)
Published on Mar 06, 2024 05:51 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

PMC to probe leopard’s escape from zoo

By around 9:15pm on Tuesday, the male leopard named “Sachin” was captured as the big cat entered a cage kept with food to trap him

According to forest department officials, there were multiple loopholes found during the initial communication from the zoo official about the leopard escape incident. (HT PHOTO)
Updated on Mar 06, 2024 06:20 AM IST

After 40 hours of search, Katraj Zoo leopard captured from within facility

According to the zoo officials, the male leopard named “Sachin” was captured at around 9:15pm on Tuesday as the big cat entered the cage where food was kept as a trap

Earlier in the day, the search and rescue operation continued with focus on a small territory of 130 acres of what is popularly known as Katraj Zoo. (Pratham Gokhale/HT Photo)
Updated on Mar 06, 2024 06:18 AM IST

Viral: Shocking moment when forest department freed leopard's head from a vessel

The incident took place in Dhule district, Maharashtra. The forest department came forward to help the wild animal and free it from the metal vessel.

Snapshot of the leopard with its head stuck in the vessel. (X/@ANI)
Published on Mar 04, 2024 03:04 PM IST
ByVrinda Jain

Leopard’s head gets stuck in vessel, rescued after 5 hours

The leopard was exhausted by the constant effort to free himself and was rescued successfully with a timely intervention by the forest officials and veterinary experts

Forest officials during the rescue operation in Dhule on Saturday. (SOURCED)
Updated on Mar 03, 2024 10:19 PM IST

Leopards grow 17% in U.P; actual number may be more

U.P. falls in Shivalik Hills and Gangetic Plains (SHGP) landscape of the national forest regime, which also includes Bihar and Uttarakhand.

For representation only (HT File Photo)
Published on Mar 01, 2024 07:34 PM IST
By, Lucknow

Ghaziabad: Leopard sighted near Madhuban Bapudham, two forest teams keep vigil

The leopard escaped into the thick bushes and could not be spotted again. We have deployed two teams in the area to keep vigil as there is habitation about a kilometre from the area where the leopard was seen

The forest department has deployed two teams and a cage to trap an adult leopard which was sighted near Madhuban Bapudham in Ghaziabad recently. (Sakib Ali /HT Photo)
Updated on Feb 29, 2024 07:08 AM IST
By, Ghaziabad

Sitapur man survives encounter with wild animal; locals say tigers on the prowl

Man survives suspected tiger/leopard attack in Sitapur district. Suffered injuries on neck, thighs, and lower limbs. Stable condition in hospital.

 (For representation)
Updated on Feb 19, 2024 07:24 AM IST
By, Lucknow

Scary moment leopard spotted walking on a boundary wall in Mumbai

The leopard was spotted near a residential complex located close to the Aarey forest in Mumbai.

The leopard has created panic among the residents of the area (representational image). (File Photo)
Published on Feb 12, 2024 09:15 PM IST
PTI | | Edited by Trisha Sengupta

One killed, 3 injured as car falls into gorge after leopard encounter in Himachal’s Bilaspur

The leopard pounced on the car when the occupants were headed home from a wedding in Himachal’s Mandi district, following which the vehicle veered off the road

A leopard pounced on the vehicle near Hawan village of Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh. (HT FIle)
Updated on Feb 07, 2024 01:19 PM IST
ByPress Trust of India, Bilaspur

Elephant, leopard found dead in Bijnor

The body of a male elephant was spotted in a narrow drain of Shahnagar Kurali beat of Sahuwala range in the district on Wednesday, while a male leopard was found dead in the field of a farmer Balbeer Singh in Palanpur village of Seohara area on Tuesday.

A male leopard was found dead in the field of a farmer Balbeer Singh in Palanpur village. (HT)
Published on Jan 24, 2024 10:27 PM IST
ByS Raju

Leopard enters Hisar’s residential area, caught after 7 hours

Sitesh, a woman who was staying in a rented accommodation at Rishi Nagar said her 8-year-old son spotted the leopard outside the room

Forest officials said that the leopard was spotted by a newspaper hawker around 7 am at Rishi Nagar in Hisar. (Manoj Dhaka/HT)
Updated on Jan 22, 2024 05:24 AM IST
By, Rohtak
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