Sighting of leopard in Orissa`s Niyamgiri hills raises debate on mining

Sighting of leopard in Orissa`s Niyamgiri hills raises debate on mining while the Supreme Court was deliberating if mining for bauxite at the Niyamgiri hills would irreplaceably affect wildlife there, out at the proposed site, on May 17, a big cat quietly padded past a Down To Earth photographer.

Appearance of the leopard (Panthera pardus)