India: 3 leopard cubs will go to zoo if mother doesn’t turn up

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3 leopard cubs found abandoned
TNN 22 November 2009, 09:45pm IST

CHIKMAGALUR: Three leopard cubs were found abandoned at Ganeshapura near Hadikere in Tarikere taluk and was later rescued by the forest department.

The cubs, abandoned by its mother, was spotted by a villager on his way to his farm. He, along with some villagers, immediately informed the range forest officer Jayanna who rushed to the spot and rescued the spotted felony cubs.

The forest department staff placed the cubs in the same spot with a hope that its mother would return to find its cubs. The RFO said they will wait for the night and if the mother doesn’t turn up, the cubs will be sent to Tavarekoppa in Shimoga district or Mysore Zoo.


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