A hyena attacked two individuals in Khed tehsil in Pune and was later discovered useless, with forest officers on Monday stating that the animal was affected by some an infection.
The incident passed off on Sunday and a video displaying the hyena popping out of the thicket alongside the highway and attacking an aged individual went viral on social media.
“It occurred close to Khapurdi village in Khed. Apart from the aged individual, the animal attacked a motorcyclist as effectively. The hyena was later discovered useless because it was affected by some an infection. It could have attacked individuals out of irritation because of the an infection,” knowledgeable Jayaram Gowda, deputy conservator of forests, Junnar division.
Several forested patches in Khed tehsil are house to a large variety of hyenas, officers mentioned.
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