Wildlife Department Captures Semi-adult Leopard in Gopalpora Anantnag


Waris Shah

Srinagar, Feb 14: A semi-adult leopard was captured by a Wildlife Department team in Gopalpora area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district on Tuesday morning.

Reports reaching GNS said that the beast was spotted by locals in Gopalpora, near grid station, following which they informed Wildlife Department authorities at Achabal Control room.

On the directions of Wildlife Warden South Division Bijbehera, headed by Range officer Bringi Valley & incharge Control room Achabal along with rescue team tranquilized the leopard from Gopalpora near the grid station.

Confirming it, an official told GNS that it is semi-adult leopard. “We will release it in its natural habitat”, the official said.

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( With inputs from : roshankashmir.net )

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