Leopard trapped in snare released back to wild

May 23, 2017

TEHRAN — A leopard which had been trapped in a snare and injured on May 12 in the Paband National Park, the northern Mazandaran province, was released back to wild last week, Iran Environment and Wildlife Watch website reported.

The five-year-old male leopard which was trapped and wounded was soon spotted by the rangers, put under anesthesia and transferred to Semeskandeh Wildlife Refuge in Sari for further treatment.

After receiving proper care and being well-fed it was released back to its habitat as fit as a fiddle last Tuesday. To make sure of the leopard’s state it is being observed by a satellite tracking device.

MQ/MG

Comments

  • 2017-05-24 06:42
    Who set the snare? If it wasn't authorized, someone should be arrested.
  • 2017-05-24 15:56
    How amazing.

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