Leopard is beaten and captured after tearing off one’s face and tearing another in India

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Leopard is beaten with a stick and captured after tearing off a man’s FACE and viciously mauling another victim in India

  • WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT
  • A wild leopard attacked two men in Green Belt Park in the city of Jammu, India
  • The big cat seriously injured an elderly man whose skin hung from his face after their bloody encounter
  • A man who worked in animal control was also attacked by the leopard and forced his colleague to hit the animal with a stick until it let him go
  • After four hours, the leopard was finally subdued, calmed and captured by the authorities in a large net

A wild leopard has been captured in India after viciously mauling two men and tearing someone’s face.

The footage showed a dramatic wrestling match between an animal controller and the giant leopard at Green Belt Park in the town of Jammu on March 6.

Shocked onlookers watched another man hit the leopard, trying to get him to release his colleague.

The animal eventually let go, before running through the park and to the truck the men had escaped from.

The man was found to have suffered no serious injuries while struggling with the leopard.

The animal controllers – Anil Atri and Amit Sharma – were called in to rescue an elderly man who had been attacked by the growling cat.

The footage showed a dramatic wrestling match between an animal controller and a large leopard at Green Belt Park in the city of Jammu, India on March 6.  The man's colleague hits the animal with a stick to try to release it.

The footage showed a dramatic wrestling match between an animal controller and a large leopard at Green Belt Park in the city of Jammu, India on March 6. The man’s colleague hits the animal with a stick to try to release it.

The animal keepers - Anil Atri and Amit Sharma - were called in to rescue an elderly man (pictured) who had been attacked by the growling cat

The animal keepers - Anil Atri and Amit Sharma - were called in to rescue an elderly man (pictured) who had been attacked by the growling cat

Ganga Ram's head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off after his encounter with the wild leopard

Ganga Ram's head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off after his encounter with the wild leopard

The animal controllers – Anil Atri and Amit Sharma – were called in to rescue an elderly man who had been attacked by the growling cat. Ganga Ram’s head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off after his encounter with the wild leopard

Several men struggled with a control post after it was wrapped around the leopard's neck, which was on the other side of a wire fence

Several men struggled with a control post after it was wrapped around the leopard's neck, which was on the other side of a wire fence

Several men struggled with a control post after it was wrapped around the leopard’s neck, which was on the other side of a wire fence

Another clip shows an older man whose hands, face and clothes are covered in blood being lifted onto a motorcycle.

Ganga Ram’s head is bandaged and the skin around his nose is hanging off after his encounter with the wild leopard.

He was taken to a nearby hospital, where doctors said he sustained injuries to the left side of his face and eye.

In a later clip, authorities gathered outside the park with sticks and a net to catch the animal as the crowd watched.

Several men struggled with a control post when it was wrapped around the neck of the leopard, which sat on the other side of a wire fence.

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while one man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction.

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while one man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction with a net

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while one man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction with a net

The animal was held motionless against the barrier while one man climbed down from a nearby tree and another approached from the opposite direction with a net

It took officials four hours to subdue and calm the animal before it was captured

It took officials four hours to subdue and calm the animal before it was captured

It took officials four hours to subdue and calm the animal before it was captured

The men then threw a large orange net over the stunned leopard.

It took officials four hours to subdue and calm the animal before it was captured.

Authorities had previously issued a warning in the city of Jammu after the leopard was spotted in the Green Park area of ​​the city.

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