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Quick thinking & daredevilry saved the day

DNMUM405533 | 1/14/2018 | Author : Virat A Singh | WC :512

In what was easily one of the most daring leopard rescue operations by the forest department in recent times, a mix of quick thinking, team work and a little bit of daredevilry ensured that the leopard was rescued before the situation got out of hand.
Around 10:30am, after injuring five residents of Nanepada, the big cat entered the ground floor flat of the Pujari’s. While Ganesh Pujari was injured when the leopard attacked him, he managed to escape with his son Amit. The leopard then took shelter under the bed.
The biggest worry for forest officials was the open door of the flat and they only hoped that the leopard decided to stay put.
“Using ropes, nets, plywood, we covered the exit points in the lane leading to
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