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  • Leopard on the Loose Captured After Sparking Alarm in Nepal's Capital Kathmandu

    06/01/2016 9:48:59 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 2 replies
    A wild leopard sparked alarm in Nepal's capital on Wednesday (June 1) after it spent hours wandering through a residential neighbourhood before being sedated and captured. A Kathmandu resident alerted the police around dawn after he spotted the big cat in the compound of his house. Police called in zoo and wildlife officials who tracked the animal as it clambered over rooftops and padded through backyards, while local residents watched from their balconies.
  • The Coolest Leopard Attack

    05/06/2016 10:43:44 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 10 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 5/6/2016 | J McAdams
    Leopard are incredibly strong, fast, and graceful creatures. This video shows a leopard displaying all of those attributes during an attack on an impala somewhere in Africa. Watch the complete video to see how awesome that leopard attack looked!
  • Close Encounter with a Leopard

    02/12/2016 8:39:36 AM PST · by w1n1 · 11 replies
    Cal Sportsman ^ | 2/12/2016 | B Ragsdale
    Watch how close this Leopard comes to ripping this hunter apartTrue there isn't any leopard hunting in Cali, but you may come across a cougar. Hunting any type of cats is very dangerous, but after seeing footage like this, it might just be the deadliest. So I guess, if you're into this type of adrenaline pumping hunt, this is it. So imagine being there in a similar environment. Dogs barking, your adrenaline is pumping and you know that cat is hiding somewhere in the brush watching you. Yet you continue on, step by step, closing in on what you know...
  • Leopard Kills A Baboon, Discovers Her Baby And Then Protects It! Very Emotional!!!

    03/21/2015 8:05:31 AM PDT · by seantruet · 23 replies
    albasun ^ | seantruet
    Mercy in Nature, but no Mercy in Humanity, Somethings wrong...
  • The leopard and the honey trap: How predator didn't find this honey badger the sweet treat it was

    09/24/2014 6:32:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | September 23, 2014 | Sam Webb
    An unlucky leopard got more than it bargained for after trying to catch and eat a honey badger. These pictures show the leopard lamenting its overconfidence when the smaller beast lived up to Mark Twain's old adage: 'It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog.' After spotting the badger from a distance, the leopard managed to rush down inside its burrow and drag it outside for what it thought was going to be an easy meal. But despite catching its prey by the neck, the tough mammal managed to...
  • Indian Woman Kills Leopard That Attacked Her

    08/28/2014 12:31:41 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    BBC ^ | 26 August 2014 | Shiv Prassad Joshi
    An Indian woman armed only with farm tools is stable in hospital after killing a leopard that attacked her. Kamla Devi, 56, sustained multiple bites, cuts and fractures during the half-hour battle. She had been fetching water in northern Uttarakhand state when the leopard pounced on her from nearby bushes - she fought back with a sickle and spade. "I thought I was dead but I did not lose patience and courage," she told reporters after her lucky escape.
  • The Incredible Story Behind the First Ever Photos of a Snow Leopard Making a Kill

    02/25/2014 6:22:03 PM PST · by SWAMPSNIPER · 22 replies
    PETAPIXEL ^ | February 24,2014 | DL CADE
    When it comes to wildlife photography, the Snow Leopard is almost unicorn-like. No, it’s not mythical, but it’s almost as hard to capture one of these infamous “gray ghosts of the Himalayas” on camera as it is to track down a creature that doesn’t actually exist.
  • Snow Leopards Photographed for the 1st Time in Uzbekistan

    01/17/2014 10:56:23 AM PST · by Anton.Rutter · 25 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan. 15, 2014 | Megan Gannon
    A camera trap snapped the first-ever pictures of the elusive snow leopard in Uzbekistan. Even better, it caught not one, but two of the endangered cats on camera. The new images of the cats released by conservation groups Panthera and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) confirm that there are at least two individual snow leopards in the Gissar Nature Reserve, a protected part of the Pamir Mountains that can be visited only for scientific research. Uzbekistan, which is about the size of California, is one of 12 countries in Asia where snow leopards still roam through rugged mountainous terrain. It's estimated...
  • 5,000-Year-Old Leopard Trap Discovered in Israel

    09/28/2013 11:29:16 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 18 replies
    LiveScience ^ | September 24, 2013 | Tia Ghose
    Many researchers had assumed the traps were fairly modern, but Porat's colleagues were curious about their provenance and asked her to analyze the traps. Porat used a technique called optical dating to measure the amount of radiation that had been absorbed from the environment in two of the leopard traps. By comparing that with background levels of radiation in the area, which have changed very little over the millennia, the team could determine when the traps were created. One of the traps was about 5,000 years old, while the other was 1,600 years old. That suggests this same technology was...
  • Flea Treatment at Big Cat Rescue! (Video)

    05/22/2013 5:02:41 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 31 replies
    YouTube.com ^ | 5-21-2013 | Big Cat Rescue
    Tigers, Lions, Leopards, all cat species can catch fleas, so at Big Cat Rescue we have to treat all of our 100+ residents with flea prevention just like your domestic cat at home every single month! It's expensive and hard work to keep the cats flea free and happy at the sanctuary! Watch our volunteer vet Dr. Liz Wynn cover the 55 acres and treat all of our cats.
  • Indian leopard attack shows anti-human nature of ‘gun control’

    01/11/2012 3:44:53 PM PST · by marktwain · 15 replies
    Gun Rights Examiner ^ | 10 January, 2012 | David Codrea
    “A leopard mauled at least three people in the northeastern Indian city of Guwahati on Saturday after the ferocious feline ran into a house and attacked the residents,” The New York Daily News reports. The BBC tells us one of those persons has died. We learn that “wildlife personnel” with a tranquilizer gun took care of the big cat—after the attacks. We also learn that this is not the first time in recent years such attacks have occurred, and that they are on the increase. So why did Indian citizens have to wait for the authorities to show up after...
  • In India, Leopards vs. Humans Attacks, Death Toll Rising

    01/09/2012 1:15:41 PM PST · by stillafreemind · 21 replies · 1+ views
    Yahoo News ^ | Jan. 9th, 2012 | Sherry Tomfeld
    India shares its country with leopards, which is both a blessing and a curse. Another leopard-on-human attack has taken place, and left one man dead, and four injured, including a man that was scalped by the cat. The leopard strolled into Gauhati located in southeast India and started his rampage of killing. The Belfast Telegraph has a picture of the cat attacking a man.
  • VIDEO: Tiny Leopard Cubs Saved From Cambodian Flood Waters

    11/05/2011 12:03:55 AM PDT · by Slings and Arrows · 18 replies
    ICanHazCheezburger.com ^ | November 4th, 2011
    Just what it says in the title. Video at source. WARNING: So sweet it will give you Teh Diabeetus.
  • Leopard injures 11 people in India before dying (AP pics)

    07/20/2011 2:33:46 PM PDT · by decimon · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | July 20, 2011 | Unknown
    A leopard that mauled 11 people in a fierce showdown with Indian villagers has died of knife wounds after being captured.
  • Germany to sell tanks to Saudi Arabia: report

    07/02/2011 12:48:03 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 40 replies
    <p>Germany has allowed the sale of 200 Leopard tanks to Saudi Arabia after decades of blocking heavy weapons sales to the kingdom, the Der Spiegel said Saturday.</p> <p>The federal security council approved the sale last week, the weekly news magazine said without citing sources.</p>
  • Leopard Attacks Child At Sedgwick County Zoo

    05/06/2011 12:38:39 PM PDT · by eccentric · 79 replies
    KAKE News, Wichita, KS ^ | May 6, 2011 | KAKE News
    A 7-year-old boy is hospitalized after being attacked by a leopard at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Dispatchers said the call came in just before 1:30. Zoo officials said the boy climbed a guardrail to get closer to the leopard cage. The leopard was able to reach the child with both of its paws, injuring the boy on his neck. The boy suffered wounds on his neck and face. The zoo official said people riding the zoo tram saw the attack, jumped off and scared the leopard away. Via Christi on St. Francis reports that the child is now in fair...
  • Kashmiri Villager Fights Leopard For 20 Minutes, Saves Self

    01/17/2011 10:47:00 AM PST · by Pan_Yan · 9 replies
    Kashmir News ^ | January 17, 2011
    Srinagar, Jan 17, KONS: A Kulgam villager battled a leopard bare-handed for twenty minutes in a desperate but brave fight for life, and was left with deep wounds in his face and chest in the ordeal. The leopard from nearby forests had pounced on 47-year-old Israeel Gorsi in the Batpora area, some 20 km from Kulgam town, when he was working in his compound, with the clear intention to kill, reports said. But Gorsi fought off the attack unaided for nearly half-an-hour, and his screams brought villagers to the scene, on seeing whom the beast tried to drag its bleeding...
  • Spain and Saudi Arabia negotiate 3 billion euro arms deal

    10/29/2010 4:36:21 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 2+ views
    Spain and Saudi Arabia negotiate 3 billion euro arms deal Interest in the tanks date back to a visit by King Juan Carlos to Jeddah in 2008, since when there have been regular contacts between the Spanish manufacturers and the Saudi Defence ministry. Spain and Saudi Arabia negotiate 3 billion euro arms deal Spain is negotiating with Saudi Arabia what could become its biggest ever arms deal, the daily El Pais said Monday Spain is trying to conclude a 3 billion euro ($4.17 billion) arms deal with Saudi Arabia for American defense group General Dynamics Corp's Spanish affiliate, El Pais...
  • Spot the difference: The leopard and the golden retriever who are the best of friends

    05/06/2010 8:30:01 AM PDT · by C19fan · 22 replies · 1,184+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | May 6, 2010 | Staff
    It's a role reversal not commonly seen, but then the cat chasing this dog is a little larger than most. Salati, a ten-month-old leopard, and her best friend, golden retriever Tommy, like nothing more than to run amok before settling down for a friendly cuddle. The odd couple were reared together at Glen Afric Country Lodge near Pretoria in South Africa.
  • Man with leopard print stuffed toy causes scare at Minneapolis-St. Paul airport

    02/10/2010 9:36:13 AM PST · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 14 replies · 808+ views
    KARE11.com ^ | 2/10/10 | KARE 11 Staff Writer
    A man carrying a leopard print stuffed animal put security officials at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on alert Tuesday night. Airport officials said the man walked into Delta Airlines' Building C at around 9:00 p.m. and was confronted by an employee who asked to see his identification badge. The man apparently responded by showing the employee the stuffed animal and saying, "This is all you need to see," according to airport officials. The man then fled. Airport police notified the Transportation Security Administration and worked with Delta security officials to look for the man in and around the building,...