Eyes Never Lie: Stunning photo depicting a terrified leopard in Assam goes viral
A leopard found itself trapped in an open well situated in a village in Assam's Kamrup district. While the rescue operation was in full swing as well as successful, an image from the same has gone viral that has not only depicted the carnivore's distress but has mesmerized the internet as well.
The dramatic photo shows the leopard who is extremely terrified by the situation he is in. His eyes say it all as they are wide and is trying to stay afloat inside the well comprising of mucky water.
It was shared by various users on Twitter, specifically by IFS officers. One of them was Parveen Kaswan, who is known for sharing such interesting content regarding the wildlife in our country.
Take a look. The photo is bound to make you stare at it in awe.
Kaswan captioned the photo saying, "A leopard fell into an open well in Assam. But rescued successfully by the forest department. He is saying something?"
The guessing game ensued in the comments section as netizens came up with suitable answers for the same. "He is pleading us - both people and forest department to close or cover the wells and deep pit. He wants to live peacefully like us," one user said. Another one added, "He is simply terrified."
As quoted by the Indian Express, the villagers had heard a roar from an open well nearby, indicating that there was a leopard on the loose inside. The state's forest department was alerted about the situation as they reached the scene quickly. The animal was rescued and wrapped up inside a net, only for it to be freed in the forest.