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Two Leopard cubs crushed under wheels in Nashik
Maharashtra

Two Leopard cubs crushed under wheels in Nashik

Agency News

Nashik, Aug 19 : A pair of leopard cubs - both aged six months - were crushed under wheels, while a female leopard and another cub sustained injuries on Monday, after being hit by an unknown vehicle at Dubare-Sonari road in Sinnar taluka of this district. The accident occurred in the early hours of Monday, after which the injured felines fled from the spot, said Forest Officer Praveen Sonawane, quoting the locals. He said the villagers have been told to remain alert as the leopardess, left in fury owing to the death of her two cubs, may strike. After conducting post-mortem on the cubs, their cadavers were burnt in the forest, the official added. UNI