Leopard caught in Jammu, shifted to Manda zoo
Jammu: A leopard was caught by the wildlife department after it strayed into a village in the outskirts of Jammu on Tuesday, officials said.
The leopard ran into a trap laid by villagers of Bhalwal-Brahmana in Akhnoor to safeguard their maize crop from damage by wild animals, they said.
They said the villagers were surprised to see a leopard caught in one of their traps, and immediately informed the wildlife department.
A rescue team was rushed and the leopard was tranquilised before being shifted to Manda zoo, the officials said.