Leopard spotted in Chandigarh’s Sector 5

Wild animals spotted in cities across India amid curfew

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Chandigarh, March 30: A leopard was spotted roaming around in Sector 5 in Chandigarh on Monday morning.

The wild cat was spotted at 8.15 am and the Chandigarh Police and the Wildlife department were alerted. Police have been making the rounds in the sector and urging people to stay home to avoid encountering the animal.

The city is currently under a curfew to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

Quieter streets across India has allowed wild animals to venture into cities. While Conoor residents reportedly spotted sloth bears, Delhi residents have seen peacocks move about freely. An Indian civet was spotted in Kerala.