The second before the leopard pounced on a forest guard at Prakash Nagar village near Salugara on the outskirts of Siliguri in India. Photos by Diptendu Dutta / AFP
The cat attacks. Eleven people were mauled by the leopard.
Curious onlookers watched the drama unfold.
The leopard evades forestry department officials.
The leopard attempts an escape over a wall.
The adult male leopard was found wandering around a densely populated village.
Forestry department officials attempt to tranquillise the animal.
She is finally brought to the ground and sedated. However, she later died of wounds sustained during her lengthy capture.
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