Hyderabad: A leopard seriously injured by grazing buffalo in the Mahabubnagar district has been moved to the Hyderabad Zoo for treatment.
According to a report published in Indian Express, locals found the leopard on a ground with severe pain on Thursday. Later, they notified the forest department.
After receiving information from the Conservator of Forest, Mahabubnagar, a veterinary team led by Dr Rakesh from the Hyderabad Zoo reached the site. After the animal successfully rested, it was taken to the zoo in Hyderabad for further treatment.
In the zoo, the leopard was given anti-inflammatory, painkillers, along with oral rehydration supplements and nerve substances.
Meanwhile, the Hyderabad Zoo has lost an 83-year-old Asian elephant, Rani, and a 21-year-old leopard, Ayyappa, due to senility. With Rani’s death, the zoo is now left with four Asian elephants (one male and three females).
Source: The Siasat Daily