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Leopard found dead in Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary in Uttar Pradesh's Maharajganj

Villagers saw the leopard carcass near the Sonadi temple, which falls under the Chuak forest range, forest officer said.
Last Updated 04 July 2023, 09:01 IST

A leopard was found dead in the Sohagi Barwa Wildlife Sanctuary in this Uttar Pradesh district on Tuesday, a forest official said.

Villagers saw the leopard carcass near the Sonadi temple, which falls under the Chuak forest range, Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Pushp Kumar K said.

It was not immediately known how the big cat died, he said, adding that the carcass has been sent for post-mortem.

The carcass will be disposed of after the post-mortem in accordance with the guidelines of the National Tiger Conservation Authority, the officer said.

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(Published 04 July 2023, 06:46 IST)

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