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Leopard is beaten and captured after ripping off a man’s FACE and mauling another in India

Leopard is beaten with a stick and captured after ripping off a man’s FACE and viciously mauling another victim in India

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT  
  • A wild leopard attacked two men in Green Belt Park in Jammu city in India 
  • The large cat severely injured an elderly man whose skin was hanging off his face after their bloody encounter
  • A man who worked in animal control was also attacked by the leopard, forcing his colleague to beat the animal with a stick until it released him
  • After four hours, the leopard was eventual subdued, tranquillised and caught by authorities in a large net 

A wild leopard has been captured in India after it viciously mauled two men, ripping one’s face off.

Footage showed a dramatic wrestling match between an animal control worker and the large leopard at Green Belt Park in Jammu city on March 6.

Shocked onlookers watched as another man hit the leopard, trying to get it to release his colleague.

The animal eventually let go, before running around the park and towards the truck that the men had escaped into.

The man appeared not to have sustained any serious injuries in his tussle with the leopard. 

The animal control workers – Anil Atri and Amit Sharma – were called in to rescue an elderly man who had been attacked by the snarling cat.

Footage showed a dramatic wrestling match between an animal control worker and a large leopard at Green Belt Park in Jammu city, India, on March 6. The man’s colleague hits the animal with a stick to try to get it to release him

The animal control workers - Anil Atri and Amit Sharma - were called in to rescue an elderly man (pictured) who had been attacked by the snarling cat

Ganga Ram's head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off, following his encounter with the wild leopard

The animal control workers – Anil Atri and Amit Sharma – were called in to rescue an elderly man who had been attacked by the snarling cat. Ganga Ram’s head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off, following his encounter with the wild leopard

Several men grappled with a control pole once it was looped around the neck of the leopard, which was on the other side of a wire fence

Several men grappled with a control pole once it was looped around the neck of the leopard, which was on the other side of a wire fence

In another clip, the elderly man whose hands, face and clothes are covered in blood is seen being lifted onto a motorbike. 

Ganga Ram’s head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off, following his encounter with the wild leopard.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where doctors said he had received injuries to the left side of his face and eye.

In a later clip, authorities have assembled outside the park with sticks and a net to capture the animal as crowds look on.

Several men grappled with a control pole once it was looped around the neck of the leopard, which was on the other side of a wire fence.

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while a man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction.

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while a man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction with a net

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while a man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction with a net

It took officials four hours to subdue and tranquillise the animal before it was captured

It took officials four hours to subdue and tranquillise the animal before it was captured

The men then threw a large orange net over the tranquillised leopard.

It took officials four hours to subdue and tranquillise the animal before it was captured.  

Authorities had earlier sounded an alert in Jammu city after the leopard was spotted in the Green Park area of the city.     

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