Forest officials rescue leopard from empty water pit in southern India

Forest officials rescued a leopard that had fallen into an empty pit used to store water in Udupi, Karnataka. Footage from May 25 shows the team of officials lowering a cage into the pit as well as using netting to haul the big cat out. The 5-year-old leopard was eventually restrained in the cage and hauled out of the pit. It was then released into a forest at night.

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