Horrifying Video Shows Forest Ranger Jumping Off Roof To Avoid Being Attacked By Leopard In India

The Forest Department rangers tried to trap the big cat when it suddenly emerged onto the roof.

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Nowadays, it's not that unusual finding wild animals such as tigers or leopards straying away into inhabited areas. Earlier a snake was seen trying to bite a motorcyclist in Thailand. This time in another such incident, in India, a forest ranger was forced to jump off a roof to avoid being attacked by a leopard.

According to Indian Express, a leopard wandered into the Kuruli village in the Kantabanji forest area of Odisha. After entering the village, the leopard took shelter in a cow-shed. At one point, it ended up inside of a small house. The Forest Department rangers tried to trap the big cat when it suddenly emerged onto the roof. 

The leopard then charged towards a policeman who was on the roof trying to trap the animal. Seeing this, the policeman quickly jumped off the roof, saving himself from the attack.

After a toiling 12 hours of operation, the leopard was finally captured, but the animal managed to injure three persons, including the officer and a teenager. Fortunately, no injuries were life-threatening and the leopard will be shifted to Nandankanan zoo in Bhubaneswar.

Information source: indianexpress

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