Darjeeling: Tiger, a four-year-old pet dog won hearts by saving its ower from a leopard attack.
Aruna who was making her way to the ground floor of her house, she noticed a pair of glowing eyes, that’s when the leopard attacked her but their pet (Tiger) saved Smriti. Stated Smriti, Aruna’s daughter said.
The incident happened at Sonada, around 16 km from Darjeeling. Arun suffered 20 stitches on her forehead and close to her ears. She also got bruises.
“We are installing cameras close to the residence where the incident had occurred. As there is the possibility of leopard making their presence in the nearby area. There is a rest to the Forest Department given for the compensation to the victim. Stated official handling the issue.
Wild animals have been common to enter the village on the fringes of forests in search of livestock, which has been easy prey.