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Leopard found dead in Rajouri forests

M S Nazki

Jammu, Dec 29 (GNS): A leopard was found dead in a forest area of Dehra Ki Gali in Rajouri district on Tuesday, officials said.

Wildlife warden Rajouri and Poonch region, Mushtaq Choudhary told GNS that the carcass of the leopard was found lying in the forest area of Dehra Ki Gali. He said that carcass was taken into possession by the team of the department.

It appears that the leopard, apparently two-years-old, might have died due to extreme cold weather conditions, he said. “A postmortem is being conducted to confirm the cause of death,” he added. (GNS)

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