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Lion mauls driver to death in Gir forest, injures two others

Sasan Gir (Gujarat), Nov 29 (UNI) A 34-year old driver was mauled to death and two others were injured after a lion attacked them in Devaliya interpretation zone cum safari area situated at a distance of 13 km from here in Gir Somnath district here on Thursday.Mutilated body of Rajnish Keshwala was later found at [...]

Boy mauled to death by leopard – Times of India

JAIPUR: A 12-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard in Sita Mata Wildlife Sanctuary in Pratapgarh on Tuesday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Raju resident of Kheli village situated inside the sanctuary. The body was found around 500 metre near his house with the head severed and multiple bite marks. Assistant conservator [...]

Nagpur: Eight-year-old dragged, killed by ‘big cat’ in Chandrapur

Reports suggest that the girl had stopped to pick up her dupatta that had fallen along the way when the predator pounced upon her and dragged her into the bushes. (Representational) In the third suspected fatal attack by big cats in Chandrapur district this month, an eight-year-old girl from Awalgaon village of Bramhapuri tehsil was [...]

Four months after killing spree, how soon will Audubon Zoo jaguar be back in public?

Valerio, the jaguar that escaped from his enclosure at the Audubon Zoo in July and killed several other zoo animals, will soon return to an awaiting public. Zoo officials are hopeful that Valerio will be back on public display within the next couple of weeks as crews finish work on a strengthened jaguar enclosure, according [...]

Leopard kills one more young girl in Dahod village – Times of India

Vadodara: The leopard that had killed a girl in Dhanpur in Dahod district on Wednesday killed yet another girl on Thursday. The forest department has stepped up patrolling in the area and is trying to cage the animal.According to sources, the latest victim was 11-year-old Jyotsna Parmar, a resident of Khalta village in Dhanpur taluka. [...]

Brother saves farmer from leopard attack in Sinnar – Times of India

NASHIK: A 40-year-old farmer was attacked by a leopard in Vinchur of Sinnar taluka early on Tuesday when he had gone to water the crops at his farm.The farmer, identified as Ramdas Dalvi, cried for help following which his brother came to the rescue."It happened in Medhe Mala where the brothers grow vegetables. Next to [...]

Girl, 4, attacked by leopard that lunges at her neck outside Moscow circus

A CHILD has been mauled by a leopard at a Moscow circus in the second attack by a big cat in Russia in 10 days. Reports say the unmuzzled beast lunged at the four-year-old girl’s neck as it was being walked on a leash outside the ring. East2west News The leopardess leaps on the child [...]

Leopard attacks villagers in Hamirpur, 8 injured – Times of India

KANPUR: Eight persons were injured when they were attacked by a leopard in Fattepurwa village in Maudaha town in Hamirpur on Sunday. The incident took place on Sunday after a leopard strayed into Fattepurwa village from nearby Khadeh forest cover.It attacked Ram Babu Tiwari, Hari Om, Ram Das, Ram Avtar, Atul, Mohan, Badri Prasad and [...]

Exotic animal found roaming Metairie area caught by JP animal control

METAIRIE, La. —Animal control officers in Jefferson Parish have captured an exotic cat that was roaming parts of Metairie early Tuesday morning, attacking at least one animal. The exotic animal, a serval, was spotted by a Metairie resident who posted on Facebook that the big cat was roaming around Metairie. Animal control officers tracked the [...]

Drunken man viciously attacked by lion after he tries petting it in zoo

It turns out that the lion, which was lying on a rock a few years away, initially ignored the man’s persistent taunts. In a shocking incident, a drunken man’s arm was mauled by a lion after he tried stroking it through the bars of its cage. A video footage, filmed at the Rosy Walther Zoo [...]
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