India: increased attacks on humans by leopards prompts caging

Posted on February 13, 2013 • Filed under: India, Travel News

According to, wild leopard attacks are increasing in southern India as urban centers like Mumbai stretch further into natural areas. As the attacks spread, delinquent leopards are being removed from the parks and caged. The most recent victim of a big cat attack was in Mumbai’s Adarsh Nagar neighbourhood. A 12-year-old boy was mauled to death by a leopard. In an interview with DW, the boy’s neighbor described the incident. Read Article

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