Friday, April 25, 2008

Another man-eating leopard captured

Coimbatore, April 25 (IANS) The second of two leopards which killed a young girl here has been captured and sent to the Chennai zoo, an official said Friday. The 18-month-old animal was trapped in a cage Thursday following complaints of movements of man-eating animals in human habitations bordering the forests of Valparai, 25 km from here), a wildlife warden said.

Five-year-old Gowri was gored to death Tuesday by two leopards, of which one was captured and transported to the zoo in Chennai April 16. The leopard captured Thursday is suspected to be the second killer.

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