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Leopard Attacks Husband and Wife in South Africa

Posted August 28th, 2011 at 7:05 am (UTC-5)
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An injured leopard attacked and wounded a husband and wife guide team Sunday at a game farm near Polokwane in South Africa. An emergency response spokesman says the two were attacked while they were helping a trophy hunter in tracking down a leopard he shot Saturday. However, the wounded animal tracked the hunter instead, mauling […]

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Leopard Mauls Villagers in India’s West Bengal

Posted July 20th, 2011 at 12:50 pm (UTC-5)
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A wild leopard has mauled at least six people in West Bengal, India, and died of knife wounds after being captured. One person was reported critically injured in the attack. The leopard wandered into the remote village of Prakash Nagar Tuesday and attacked several people in the densely populated settlement. When wildlife authorities tried to […]

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Endangered Snow Leopards Found in Afghanistan

Posted July 15th, 2011 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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A healthy population of rare snow leopards has been discovered in mountainous northeastern Afghanistan, with the world’s “most elusive” cat caught on camera by a wildlife group. The Wildlife Conservation Society said this week that the endangered animals have been documented by camera traps at 16 different locations along the Wakhan Corridor, the narrow strip […]

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