Hyderabad: The leopard, which was rescued in Shadnagar town after straying into the residential area and ending up taking a nap on a building on Monday, has become active and consuming food at Nehru Zoological Park.
According to zoo officials, the male leopard, which is around five-years-old, is under observation for 48 hours.
“The big cat has recovered fast and his health condition is stable and is physically fit. It will be released to its habitat after a few days,” said an official.
The leopard was found on the roof of a house near the railway station of Shadnagar giving anxious moments to the locals.
On receiving information, the police contacted forest department and subsequently, the leopard was tranquilized and shifted to zoo in the city for observation.
Meanwhile, another leopard which got trapped in a snare kept for wild boars in an agricultural field in Nalgonda on January 14 has been recuperating fast in the zoo park and will be soon released by forest department.