Leopard Rescued from Reservoir near Bagdogra
A 6-year old leopard accidentally falls into a water reservoir at Hansqua tea garden near Bagdogra.
This was noticed later by locals who heard it's cries. On looking inside the reservoir they found a leopard trapped inside.
Locals immediately informed the forest department which reached on spot and rescued the animal with the help of nets and ropes.
Locals say such incidents happen often. If such water bodies which are in wildlife area are covered with nets, would be very beneficial in protecting wildlife.