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Gujarat: One more leopard caught from area close to Gir forests

Gujarat: One more leopard caught from area close to Gir forests

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 11 Nov 2019, 12:13 pm

Junagadh, Nov 11 (UNI) One more leopard has been caught by forest department on Monday from the areas in Visavadar taluka of Junagadh district in Gujarat where several incidents of attacks by such beasts on human beings had taken place in recent times.

With this a total of 8 leopards have so far been nabbed from Visavadar taluka in last 11 days. Earlier on November 9, two leopards were caught.

CCF D T Vasavada said that one leopard was caught and caged from village Ravni Kuba last night from where another one was caught on November 9. Ravni Kuba is the village where the most recent human injury in leopard attack had taken place.

He said that since October 31, a total of eight leopards have been caught from separate places in Visavadar taluka where a large number of such beasts live in Gir forests, which otherwise was famous as the sole natural abode of Asiatic lions.