Posted by: Loren Coleman on June 7th, 2009
Full Moon: June 7, 2009; 18:12 Universal Time.
Police pull out a lion from a lake after the animal made a futile attempt to escape the People’s Park in Rudong, Jiangsu province, China, on Wednesday, June 3, 2009. The lion had sprinted down to the end of the park driveway, with unprepared security guards on its tail, plunged into a canal and started swimming. The police shot the lion with three tranquilizing darts to recapture him. Photo by Li Gen/China Daily, June 5, 2009.
Meanwhile, in India…
Srinagar, June 6: A six-year-old boy was killed and another person was injured in attacks by wild animals in separate incidents in Baramulla district, India, police said today, June 6, 2009.
Shafqat (6) was killed by a leopard at village Vassan-Tairpora, 60 kms from here, last evening, June 5, they said.
In a separate incident, a villager identified as Mohammad Yousuf (55) was attacked by a bear while he was working in his fields at Khodalan-Nowshera, 100 kms from here, yesterday, June 5, the police said.
Yousuf, who was critically injured in the attack, was shifted to GMC hospital for treatment. PTI Indopia, June 6, 2009.