Thursday, October 15, 2009

Indonesia: Leopard caught by locals goes to zoo

Locals Catch Wild Leopard

Wednesday, 14 October, 2009 17:15 WIB

TEMPO Interactive, Garut: Cikembulan zoo in Garut, West Java, is receiving a wild leopard from the conservation board of natural resources region III, Ciamis. “The leopard is angry and aggressive,” said the zoo's manager, Rudi Arifin, yesterday (13/10).He said that the leopard was caught by locals in Cikupa, around Sawal mountain in Ciamis. It was presented to the zoo on Monday evening. It is reported that the leopard has eaten at least 10 sheep owned by locals.

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