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Meerut: Leopard found in Kithor

Meerut. A leopard cub has been found in the Kithor area of the district on Sunday.

DFO Rajesh Kumar said a person cutting sugarcane crop in a village here spotted the cub around 8 am on Saturday. Forest officials have taken the animal in its custody, Kumar said, adding that the cub is a female and around a month old. Pugmarks of the mother have also been found near the area, the DFO said. Teams have been formed to look for the leopard.