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Leopard, injured in attack by cows, dies

Press Trust of India  |  Aurangabad 

A leopard, which had suffered critical injuries in an attack by cows in Gautala wildlife sanctuary in recently, died this morning, a forest said.

The feline was being treated at Manikdoh Rescue Centre near Junnar in district, where it succumbed to the injuries, the said.

"After the killed a calf at Bhambarwadi Shivar in Gautala on Monday morning, a herd of cows had charged at it. One of the cows lifted the on the horns and flung it in the air," said.

The leopard suffered fractures on the backbone and internal injuries in the attack, following which it was shifted to the rescue centre.

Dr of Manikdoh rescue center said, "The leopard was old and weak. Its vertebra had suffered fractures in the attack. The animal was responding to the treatment.

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First Published: Fri, July 13 2018. 17:05 IST