Gujarat: 3-Year-Old Leopard Knocked Down on Vadodara-Mumbai Highway in Valsad
Leopard. (Photo credits: Wikimedia Commons)

Vadodara, March 18: A three-year-old leopardess was knocked down by a speeding vehicle on the Vadodara-Mumbai Highway in Valsad district, a senior forest department official said Monday. The incident happened around 9:45pm on Sunday near Atul village in Valsad, about 160 kilometres from here, B Suchindra, Valsad Deputy Conservator of Forests, said.

"The 3-year-old leopardess was possibly crossing the highway when she came under a speeding vehicle. She had severe head injuries," he said. Leopard Spotted Walking in Thane’s Korum Mall, Search Operation Underway; Watch Video.

"The post mortem has revealed it died of internal haemorrhage. The carcass has been burnt as per laid down guidelines," he added.