Caught on camera: Leopard falls into well in Wayanad; Rescue efforts on

Kalpetta: A leopard fell into a well in a populated area at Pozhuthana near Vythiri here on Monday morning. The leopard fell into the well of Puthanpurackal Haneefa.

Haneefa’s wife saw the leopard first. Police, fire force and forest department officials have reached the place.

Forest department officials said that attempts to pull out the leopard from the well by firing tranquilizer shots are on.

It is assumed that the leopard might have swam across the river near Pozhuthana. The area is very near to the forest.

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