Pune, March 13: Maharashtra Forest Department and Wildlife SOS rescued two leopard cubs from different locations of the state, on March 11. Later, these cubs were reunited with their mothers. The 10-week-old cub was rescued from Pune’s Vadgaon village, while the 13-week-old cub was rescued from Golegaon village in Junnar Taluka.
Talking about the first cub, Bapu Yele, the range forest officer of Our told The Times of India, “The forest department received information on Monday morning about a leopard cub in a sugar cane field.” After taking possession of the cub, the forest officials informed Wildlife SOS-run leopard rescue centre. Leopard Cub Dies at Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Officials Suspect Poisoning.
Two leopard cubs rescued:
#Maharashtra: Maharashtra Forest Department and Wildlife SOS rescued a 10-week-old leopard cub & a 13-week-old leopard cub from Vadgaon Anand village and Golegaon village in Junnar, on 11th March. Later, the cubs were reunited with their mothers. pic.twitter.com/6otfTfHHJF
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According to the TOI reports, a leopard had attacked one person in the sugarcane field. The farmer then decided to urn the field, after which the cub was spotted by villagers at 11.30 am. In the medical examination, the cub was found healthy, after which it was placed near the sugarcane field in Vadgaon Anand around 9.10 pm. After 15- 20 minutes, the mother leopard came and took the cub. Leopard Cub Found in Baggage at Chennai Airport, Passenger Detained; Watch Video.
Meanwhile, after receiving a call from Golegaon village near Lenyadri phata, another forest department team rushed to the spot and rescued the 13-year-old cub. The second cub was also found on a sugar cane field. Later in the night, the 13-week-old cub was left near the field where the mother leopard came and took it away.
Leopard cub rescued in Lucknow:
Bahraich Forest Department rescued a leopard cub from Kakraha Range yesterday. The cub has been sent to Lucknow zoo today. pic.twitter.com/YNQ8ZBCgsj
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Meanwhile, on Tuesday, Bahraich Forest Department also rescued a leopard cub from Kakraha Range. The cub has been sent to Lucknow zoo today.