Nandan Kumar, a 12 year old boy escaped a leopard attack which bit his shoulder and neck,by hitting leopard’s eye with his finger.
The boy was feeding cows in his farmhouse near Kadakola,Mysore on Monday. Leopard which was hiding nearby attacked him. In an act of defence the boy poked the leopard’s eye with his finger. The leopord left him and ran away. Nandan’s family rushed him to the hospital. The boy is out of danger and responding to the treatment said, Regional Forest Officer Girish.