Dooars, 14th January: A leopard’s body has been recovered from the area between the Moraghat Tea Garden and the Haldibari Tea Garden of Dooars. According to sources, the workers of the Tea garden noticed the body of the said leopard lying in the drain, on Tuesday afternoon.
The incident was informed to the officials of the Binnaguri Wildlife Squad. Upon receiving the news, the Warden of the Jalpaiguri Honorary Wildlife Seema Chowdhury and the Binnaguri Squad officials reached the spot, recovered the body of the leopard and sent it to the Gorumara National Park for an autopsy.
The forest workers have primarily assumed that the leopard’s head was hit by a heavy object, which led to its death.