Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Animal Attack Pictures: Wild Leopard mauls six in Siliguri

In a horrifying moment, a fully grown leopard pounced on a forest guard in Siliguri

An unidentified forest guard aims his rifle as he is attacked by a wild leopard (Panthera pardus) at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara on the outskirts of Siliguri on July 19, 2011. Six people were mauled by the leopard after the feline strayed into the village area before it was caught by forestry department officials. Forest officials made several attempt to tranquilised the full grown leopard that was wandering through a part of the densely populated city when curious crowds startled the animal, a wildlife official said.


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