A horrifying video has surfaced on the Internet which showed a stray dog stuck inside a toilet with a leopard for over seven hours.
The incident took place in Karnataka’s Bilinele village on Wednesday. Reportedly, the two animals locked inside the toilet after the leopard chased the dog and both entered the toilet.
Residents were alerted after a man saw a noticed it and locked the leopard as well as the dog inside the toilet and alerted the police and forest officials.
One of the residents saw the tail of the leopard and got panicked. However, he locked the toilet’s door from outside.
Meanwhile, the photo and video of the trapped animals have gone viral on social media.
This photo was taken from outside through a gap in the window. It is a leopard and a dog stuck together since this morning inside the toilet of a house in Kadaba, Dakshina Kannada district. I am told the leopard escaped at 2 pm and the dog is alive! pic.twitter.com/hgjJhaXW03— Prajwal (@prajwalmanipal) February 3, 2021
In the picture & video, the dog can be seen sitting in one corner while the leopard in the other corner.
Sharing a video I received from the spot. After the leopard and dog were spotted inside the toilet in the morning, curious passers-by joined forest department officials to figure out how to catch the leopard and release it to the forest. pic.twitter.com/9dLzlxTUOO— Prajwal (@prajwalmanipal) February 3, 2021
After the news spread across the village and people started to gather around the house.
The picture and video were taken through a gap in the toilet’s window from outside.
A plan was hatched to trap the tiger in a net from the top of the toilet. But the leopard proved to be too strong, broke free and ran away. pic.twitter.com/ZFZgtDWkH0— Prajwal (@prajwalmanipal) February 3, 2021
Forest officials tried their best to rescue the two animals from the toilet with all safety and precautions.
In a bid to rescue the dog and the leopard, forest officers had brought in tranquilizer to sedate the animal and move it back to the forest.
However, the leopard broke the roof and managed to escape from the spot.
A Twitter user named Prajwal shared the photo and video on the micro-blogging site.
A video of the survivor! pic.twitter.com/ya9AqvrQRB— Prajwal (@prajwalmanipal) February 3, 2021
According to The News Minute reports, the dog was fine and safely rescued from inside the toilet.
The News Minute shared a video of the leopard as well.
The dog was absolutely fine and was rescued from inside the toilet safely, The News Minute reports.
Locals gathered at the spot to witness the incident.