Hatakeswaram (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 11 (PTI) A six-month-old leopard cub died at Hatakeswaram near Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh after a vehicle ran over it, said an official on Saturday.
Allen Teron, deputy director, Atmakur, Wildlife Division, Nagarjunsagar Srisailam Tiger Reserve said the accident occurred around 9 pm on Friday.
"It is a leopard cub, about five to six months old. Most probably the leopard was run over by a vehicle," Teron told PTI and said the accident occurred on a road which leads to Srisailam near Hatakeswaram tri-junction.
Forest officials have begun the procedure to conduct a post-mortem on the feline, following the National Tiger Conservation Authority guidelines. PTI STH SS