Jamshedpur: Leopard’s demise at Tata Zoo might have been prevented: DFO

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Jamshedpur, 1 September. The latest demise of a male leopard at Tata Zoo was because of the negligence of the zoo officers and it might have been prevented with correct care. Jamshedpur Divisional Forest Officer Mamta Priyadarshi advised on Thursday that this has been revealed within the report of the inquiry committee.

The DFO mentioned that on the premise of this report, motion may be taken in opposition to the officers involved. He mentioned that many recommendations relating to the upkeep of animals have additionally been given to the zoo officers.

The DFO mentioned {that a} gharial (crocodile) had died within the zoo in 2018 and later tigers additionally died. However no classes have been discovered from these deaths and resulted within the demise of the leopard, she mentioned.

The leopard was discovered useless within the zoo throughout the latest floods. Flood water had entered his enclosure. The male leopard was accompanied by his feminine companion who managed to climb a tree. However the male leopard couldn’t discover a secure place and ultimately drowned within the water, the DFO mentioned.

The DFO mentioned that the zoo administration didn’t comply with the rules of the Central Zoo Authority throughout the flood state of affairs.

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