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Leopard cub found dead in Namrup

 

NAMRUP: A leopard cub was found dead in Namrup which was believed to have been killed during a fight between two tiger on Monday.

Tea garden workers spotted the lifeless cub under the tea bushes in Hapjan Estate in the morning. The body which was rushed for post mortem bore injury marks in neck and head.

Later in a statement Namrup deputy ranger Pranab Kalita also doubted a fierce fighting of leopards where the cub died in attack.

Leopards often keep coming down from the Joyepore reserve forest to the human habitats and tea gardens in search of food.

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