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Sixth leopard caged in Mumbai

July 06, 2004 14:07 IST

One more leopard was trapped on Tuesday byforest officials in continuing efforts to prevent wild cat attacks on humans in the periphery of Sanjay Gandhi National Park in north Mumbai, taking the total number of leopards caught since last week to six.

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"A three-and-a-half-year-old female leopard was trapped in front of the Forest Gate on Darbar Road near Mulund Colony on Monday night," a senior forest official said.

The cage at the Mulund Colony was one of the 35 set up by forest authorities in and around the national park following increased attacks by leopards on humans.

All the trapped leopards would be relocated in the forests of eastern Maharashtra, the sources added.

Fourteen people have been killed in leopard attacks in Mumbai this year.

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Sub: What a joke!!!!!!!!!

They make all this effort to catch these leapords and then release them scotfree.Lets not forget the most critical mentality of leopords-revenge.When they are locked ...

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