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Leopard caught in snare, dies
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Leopard caught in snare, dies

Suntikoppa: A seven to eight-year-old male leopard, which had entered a farm in search of food, died after getting caught in a snare at Krishna Farm in Mathikaadu. The carcass of the leopard was found by a labourer who was plucking fruits and he immediately informed the farm owner who visited the spot and informed…

Leopard with cubs spotted
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Leopard with cubs spotted

Mysuru:  A leopard with two cubs was spotted under a big tree in Preethi Layout near Srirampura early this morning at 5.30. A milkman who was on his rounds distributing milk sachets spotted the leopard and informed another bike-borne person on the road who also saw them. Later, speaking to Star of Mysore, milk vendor…

Leopard trapped in snare rescued
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Leopard trapped in snare rescued

Mysuru:  A 7-year-old leopard, which was trapped in a snare at N.Begur in H.D. Kote taluk, was rescued by the Forest Department personnel this morning. Villagers, who were passing by Basavanapura Road, heard some sound coming from  the roadside and on looking towards the sound, they found a leopard caught in a snare and writhing…

Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!
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Rain can’t change Leopard’s spots!

When rain falls on a leopard, it wets him but does not wash off his spots. This Ghanaian proverb is a more elaborate version of the well-known saying “a leopard can’t change its spots.” In the same way that no matter how long a leopard stands in the rain, its spots will never wash away,…

Leopard trapped in Hunsur
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Leopard trapped in Hunsur

Hunsur: A leopard, which had created panic at Hallikoppal village, Gavadagere hobli in Hunsur taluk, was trapped by the Forest Department personnel in a cage this morning. The leopard had killed a cow in the village yesterday and had fled from the spot. Soon, the Forest Department personnel, who arrived at the spot, placed a…

A date with leopards at Bandipur
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A date with leopards at Bandipur

Tourists and wildlife enthusiasts had a very rare sight at Bandipur on May 31 where they spotted three leopards on a single tree. The elusive feline is not usually seen in groups and the animal is a loner and even while hunting, it is alone. While one leopard was seen eating a deer on top…

Close shave with leopard
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Close shave with leopard

Mysuru: A banana trader in the city literally escaped from the jaws of death in the wee hours of today when he, in a sleepy state, caressed a leopard thinking that it was his pet dog. Fortunately, he was not attacked by the feline that had entered the shed in search of a dog. The…

Frequent sighting of leopards in city and outskirts create panic
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Frequent sighting of leopards in city and outskirts create panic

Mysuru:  Following frequent sightings of leopards in city and fringe areas, the Forest Department that is planning to trap and release them into their habitats away from human-populated areas, has ordered six hi-tech cages that are expected to arrive soon. Disclosing this to Star of Mysore, DCF (Wildlife) V. Yedukondalu said that there were 20…

Leopard enters apartment premises in Mysuru
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Leopard enters apartment premises in Mysuru

Mysuru: A leopard entering the premises of an apartment in JP Nagar here and injuring a dog, has been reported on Monday night. The leopard, which entered the apartment premises situated next to Vishweshwaranagar Industrial Area at about 8.30 pm, attacked a dog resulting in the dog suffering serious injuries. The residents of the apartment…

Back to the wild
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Back to the wild

Mysuru: The one-and-a-half-year-old leopard, which had strayed into the Zoo yesterday and subsequently captured after tranquillising it, was released into its natural habitat yesterday night, said Mysuru Zoo Executive Director  C. Ravishankar. Speaking to Star of Mysore this morning, Ravishankar, however, did not disclose the place where the male leopard was released stating that National…

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