Leopard injured after being trapped in a field in central India, forest officials provide first aid
A leopard was given first aid by the forest department officials after it was trapped in a field in central India’s Madhya Pradesh.
This incident happened in Mandnipura village of Bijawar forest range in the eponymous district on December 6.
Visuals showed the leopard lying on the back of the vehicle in which it was carried away from the area by the foresters. The wild animal had a big gaping wound near its lower abdomen and hind leg and was visibly in a lot of pain. A crowd had gathered in the area as the officials carried the leopard away from the area. According to a report, the leopard got caught in a trap laid by the farmers.
The farmers generally lay such traps to protect their crops from the wild animals. Upon learning about this leopard, the Panna Tiger Reserve team under the leadership of Bijawar ranger Ashok Tiwari and Deputy Ranger Ashok Awasthi arrived at the spot. The medics in the Panna Tiger Reserve team reacted promptly and provided first aid to the leopard. They then took away the leopard.
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