Apoorva Joshi

PhD student - Michigan State University; Independent journalist - environment, science and international news.

Fellow - International League of Conservation Writers.

Member - Society of Environmental Journalists, International Communication Association.

Four Leopard Skins Seized in Himachal

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Shimla, Feb 26 : Four people were arrested in Himachal Pradesh Friday after police seized four leopard skins from them.

The men, who belonged to the state's Sirmaur district, were arrested from Solan town, a police official told IANS.

The seized skins were of adult animals, the official said.

The leopard falls under Schedule I of the Indian Wildlife Protection Act and its hunting is banned.

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