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Panther dies of brain haemorrhage in Gujarat

May 5th, 2008 - 4:37

Junagadh (Gujarat), May 5 (IANS)

A five-year-old panther has died of brain haemorrhage in Gir region of Gujarat, officials said Monday. The carcass was found Saturday in village Samer in Gir (east) of Jasadar range. The post mortem examination showed the panther had died due to brain haemorrhage after it got stuck in a fence, said J.S. Solanki, deputy conservator of forest of Gir (east).

Two people have been booked under the Wildlife Protection Act for their suspected role in the killing, he added.


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