A one-year-old female panther that was caught in a snare in Banswada Reserve Forest close to Basupally Thanda is recovering at the Nehru Zoological Park in Hyderabad. The animal which is out of danger is being fed and remains in the enclosure of the city zoo. Dr MA Hakeem, Assistant Director (Veterinary) of Nehru Zoological Park rushed to the spot and rescued the panther safely by way of ‘chemical immobilization’.
The leopard suffered injuries in the right forelimb. After the rescue, the canine was given primary treatment and rushed to the veterinary hospital in Nehru Zoological Park in the night hours on Monday.
“At present, she is under medical care and supervision of the veterinarians of Nehru Zoological Park. The condition of the panther is static and is eating well.Since the time she has come to Nehru Zoological Park, she has consumed milk and chicken.