Monday, February 09, 2009

Leopard found dead in J&K

Leopard found dead in J&K

8 Feb 2009, 1607 hrs IST, PTI

JAMMU: A leopard was found dead in the forest belts of Kishtwar district in Jammu and Kashmir, the second such incident in less than a week, official sources said.

Acting on the information of villagers, a joint team of Army and wildlife officials rushed to Bagwa forest belt in Kishtwar district and recovered the carcass last evening, they said.

The carcass was brought to Kishtwar town by the officials and post mortem was conducted, they said, adding that reason behind the death is not known.

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Health__Science/Earth/Flora__Fauna/Leopard_found_dead_in_JK/articleshow/4095083.cms

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