Dewas, Madhya Pradesh:
A surprising video of villagers from Madhya Pradesh’s Iklera abusing and harassing a leopard has emerged on-line. The video reveals the unwell leopard surrounded by over a dozen males and one man, in crimson pants, pushes the others away and sits on the leopard’s again.
The leopard was seen roaming within the forest close to Iklera in Madhya Pradesh’s Dewas district. Some villagers received scared at first, however after they noticed that the leopard was torpid and never aggressive, they understood that it was sick.
The villagers gathered across the leopard and began enjoying with it. They petted it, and took selfies with it, with one particular person making an attempt to experience it.
A villager knowledgeable the forest division. Whereas the individuals waited, some determined to kill the time by enjoying with the animal. A rescue group from Ujjain reached Iklera and took the leopard to a secure place.
Movies of the weird incident have gone viral on social media. “We’re already encroaching on their house underneath the guise of improvement, and now we’re additionally troubling their privateness. We ought to be ashamed of ourselves as people,” commented one particular person.
Forest Officer Santosh Shukla stated that the group has taken the two-year-old leopard to Van Vihar in Bhopal for therapy. A veterinary physician additionally performed a medical examination of the animal, he stated.
“The situation of the leopard was essential. Regardless of this individuals had been troubling him. We eliminated the villagers from there. After this, the veterinary physician was known as from Mhow in Indore,” Mr Shukla stated.
Forest guard Jitendra Chauhan stated the leopard was wandering within the forest in a dizzy situation and couldn’t even stroll correctly. He stated that the leopard is being handled at Van Vihar and is predicted to make a full restoration.