Three newborn leopard cubs die in West Bengal

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Jalpaiguri(WB), Aug 29 (ANI): Three of the four leopard cubs which were born in the Dooars region of West Bengal's Jalpaiguri District were found dead 24 hours after birth.

Workers of the tea gardens owned by PCM Company spotted the three lifeless tiny 'spotted beauties' on Friday.eportedly, the mother leopard had abandoned the cubs after delivering them on Thursday.

As per the 1997 census, India had about 7,300 leopards in the wild but conservationists say the number has drastically dwindled over the decade. (ANI)

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