A two-year-old male leopard was found dead in a farm in Vekariya village of Visavadar taluka in Junagadh district on Friday.
Sources said that the farm owner Prakash Trivedi spotted the dead leopard and immediately informed the forest department officials who rushed to the spot and examined the body.
“There are some injuries on the wild cat’s neck. We suspect that the leopard may have died in a with other animals. There are a number of lions here in the area,” said an official. The leopard’s body was sent for postmortem to ascertain the exact cause of its death.
Meanwhile, the postmortem report of the lion that was found dead in Girnar Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday suggests said that infighting led to its death.