Anantnag: A leopard cub was found dead on Jammu-Sringar highway near Semthan area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag district late Sunday night.

An official said that the cub was found dead on the highway and it is believed that it was killed on Sunday night after being hit by some vehicle.

He said that the leopard cub was found dead near Donipora area of Semthan. “The locals soon after spotting the cub in a pool of blood informed the wildlife department about it.”

When contacted, Wildlife Warden, Anantnag Abdul Rauf Zargar he said that he has directed a team to visit the spot and has asked them to lift the remains and bury the same with proper SOPs after identification of the wild animal.


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