Leopard tried to attack pet dog – Shocking CCTV Visuals
A chilling video shows a leopard entering a house and trying to attack the family’s dog. The leopard entered the house by jumping over the fence and the video shows the animal roaming in the car porch of the home in Amreli, Gujarat.
The incident has reportedly scared the day lights out of the people living in the vicinity. Thoughts of what could have happened if a human being was out in the night have not gone unnoticed. Also, experts say that once a leopard makes a hunt at any place, the animal is bound to visit the place again.
Compared to other wild cats, the leopard has relatively short legs and a long body with a large skull. Its fur is marked with rosettes. It is similar in appearance to the jaguar, but has a smaller, lighter physique, and its rosettes are generally smaller, more densely packed and without central spots.
The leopard’s skin colour varies between individuals from pale yellowish to dark golden with dark spots grouped in rosettes. Its belly is whitish and its ringed tail shorter than its body. Its pupils are round.
Leopards living in arid regions are pale cream, yellowish to ochraceous and rufous in colour; those living in forests and mountains are much darker and deep golden. Spots fade toward the white underbelly and the insides and lower parts of the legs.
Rosettes are circular in East African leopard populations, and tend to be squarish in Southern African and larger in Asian leopard populations. The fur tends to be grayish in colder climates, and dark golden in rain forest habitats. The pattern of the rosettes is unique in each individual.
Its fur is generally soft and thick, notably softer on the belly than on the back. It tends to grow longer in colder climates. The guard hairs protecting the basal hairs are short, 3–4 mm (0.12–0.16 in) in face and head, and increase in length toward the flanks and the belly to about 25–30 mm (0.98–1.18 in). Juveniles have woolly fur, and appear dark due to the densely arranged spots. Its white-tipped tail is about 60–100 cm (24–39 in) long, white underneath and with spots that form incomplete bands toward the tail’s end.
The leopard’s rosettes differ from those of the jaguar, which are darker and with smaller spots inside. The cheetah has small round spots without any rosettes.
But what is most chilling in this video is that the leopard seems to have come with a clear picture of the house and executed its plan with surgical precision.
Amreli is a city and a municipality in Amreli district in Indian state of Gujarat. Amreli has variety of lands like Medium black, loamy, sandy, rocky inferior and saline. Amreli district is industrially backward area.