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Watch: Panic grips as panther strays in Jaipur colony


Jaipur, Nov 7: A two-year-old panther today strayed into a building at Milap Nagar here triggering panic among locals in the area. However, no one was injured in the incident, police said.

Panther's presence in the densely populated locality which is also not very close to forest led to lot of commotion in the area. The big cat was spotted early this morning in a street of Milap Nagar near Tonk road.

Panther strays in Jaipur colony

Locals in large number gathered to see the animal which ran through the street and entered the locked building having many trees.

The panther was then surrounded and tranquilised by a forest department team, police said, adding that it was taken to Jaipur zoo for medical checkup.

Prima facie, the panther strayed from Jhalana forest area last night and entered the city area, they said. Veterinary officer of Jaipur Zoo Dr Arvind Mathur said that he will be released in Sariska forest area in Alwar.


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