Will Aarey get a new leop­ard to fear?

Af­ter trap­ping the sus­pected male leop­ard that killed one and in­jured four, author­i­ties fear a new big cat may take over

Mid Day - - CITY - RANJEET JAD­HAV ranjeet.jad­hav@mid-day.com

that translo­cat­ing wild an­i­mals may not al­ways yield de­sired re­sults, be­cause a new an­i­mal will oc­cupy the va­cant space.

A to­tal of around 10 cam­era traps will be in­stalled at Aarey Milk Colony and the Film City area. A log­book con­tain­ing details of leop­ard ac­tiv­ity will also be main­tained.

For now, the sus­pected male leop­ard has been kept un­der ob­ser­va­tion at the Leop­ard Res­cue and Re­ha­bil­i­ta­tion Cen­ter, Kham­gaon.

Leop­ard pug marks in Aarey

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