Rare Civet Cat And Leopard Roam Freely In Hyderabad During Coronavirus Lockdown

Hyderabad, India: The novel coronavirus has affected the lives of billions of people, forcing them to stay inside their houses so they will not catch the virus. But there are some beings on Earth that do not understand what’s going on right now.

Animals, yes, we are talking about wild animals.

Since stay at home orders were announced by governments all over the world, wild animals were seen roaming the streets without any stoppage.

In Hyderabad, India, which is located in Telangana, a civet cat, and a leopard were spotted in 2 separate incidents.

The civet cat was seen roaming inside the Noorani Masjid, a mosque, in the Galconda area of Hyderabad.

The wild leopard, on the other hand, was seen lying inside a media on the National Highway-7 in the Mailardevpally area of Hyderabad.

Locals informed the police and forest officials about the wild cat as it appeared to have injuries.

The police and forest officials rushed to the spot with the rescue team, bringing a team from the Nehru Zoological Park, to capture the deadly cat.

The leopard created a panic amongst locals and some motorists who were passing by the area.

According to another report, the leopard ran away when officials reach the spot so they could help it.

DCP of the Shambshabad area, Prakash Reddy, released a statement about the leopard and said:

The leopard was seen by the locals at around 8:15 AM on the NH-7. When the officials reached the spot, the wild cat ran into the nearby open place of the highway. The rescue operation by the police and forest officials is on.

The whereabouts of the leopard after it ran away from the spot is still unknown, said the cops.

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