Leopard shot, killed in Clark County

Incident date: 
Fri, 06/21/2013
Date reported: 
Fri, 06/21/2013
Date Published: 
Fri, 06/21/2013 (All day)
City: 
Louisville
State: 
Indiana
Category: 
Escape
Name: 
Leopard shot, killed in Clark County
Headline: 
Leopard shot, killed in Clark County
Summary: 

An Indiana resident was watching his property at night out of concern for the well being of his pets following a series of attacks against dogs and cats in the area. The man saw a dark shadow pacing around in the backyard and shot the animal. Indiana wildlife officials were called to the scene and identified the animal as a 9-month-old leopard. Officials tried to determine where the leopard came from or who it belonged to.

Publication: 
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