Wednesday, 31 January 2018

NEWSLINK: Sheep farmer captures escaped leopard roaming countryside for one week

Clouded leopard.jpgA leopard spent nearly an entire week roaming the Cornish countryside and hunting sheep after escaping its closure.

The leopard's presence in the Cornish countryside didn't stop until a sheep farmer set a fox trap to capture the big cat, which killed some of his sheep.

It has been reported that the leopard belongs to Todd Dalton, who won a legal battle to keep the animals, usually native to Nepal and China, in a south-east London garden 12 years ago.

Mr Dalton has since moved to Cornwall, where it escaped from his garden in Great Treverran, near Par on Boxing Day.


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