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Leopard dies silent death in Golaghat


The carcass of a leopard died of food poisoning in Golaghat on Sunday. Local residents in Karunating Tea Estate found the leopard in a bad condition on Saturday evening and handed over it to the forest authorities.


The animal, however, died before the arrival of a team of medical personnel and forest officials. A postmortem of the carcass conducted this morning established poisoning to be the cause of death. There were no signs of any external injuries.


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