Wildlife dept captures leopard in south Kashmir
A semi-adult leopard was captured by a Wildlife Department team in the Gopalpora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday morning.
As per reports, the leopard was spotted by locals in Gopalpora, near the grid station, following which they informed Wildlife Department authorities at the Achabal Control Room.
On the directions of Wildlife Warden South Division Bijbehera, headed by Range officer Bringi Valley and incharge control room Achabal along with the rescue team tranquilized the leopard from Gopalpora near the grid station.
Confirming it, an official said that it is a semi-adult leopard. “We will release it in its natural habitat,” the official said. (GNS)