Thursday, April 06, 2006

Snow leopard cornered by sheep dogs

Snow leopard cornered by sheep dogs

 

(China Daily)

Updated: 2006-04-06 08:50

 

A snow leopard had to be rescued by police after it was cornered by a group of sheep dogs and forced up a tree in Baicheng County, Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.

 

The snow leopard, an endangered species, was found stealing sheep in a village last Saturday.

 

The dogs fought with the leopard before it fled out of their reach up the tree, where it stayed for a day until police came to rescue it.

 

The snow leopard received treatment from a vet and was later released back into the wild.

 

http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/china/2006-04/06/content_561330.htm

 

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