Leopard dies after being hit by vehicle in Gujarats Vadodara

A four-year-old leopard died after he was hit by a vehicle in Gujarat's Vadodara. The male leopard was crossing the road on the Halol Highway when a moving vehicle hit him, resulting in the on spot death of the wild beast. Wildlife Rescue Trust president Arvind Pawar, along with forest officials, had gone on the spot after receiving information of the dead leopard, told ANI that the wild beast met with the accident while he was roaming in search of a prey. Pawar expressed disappointment over the rapid deforestation which, he said, is forcing the wild animals to move towards cities.