Indian Forest Service rescues 5 jungle cats | Watch
- The Indian Forest Service rescued five jungle cat cubs found by farmers in a field
- Parveen Kaswan is known for sharing informational posts on forests, animals and agriculture
- The villagers who found the cubs were thanked for their cooperation
Parveen Kaswan, an officer of the Indian Forest Service is known for sharing a number of informational posts on forests, agriculture and animals. On Wednesday, he chose to treat his Twitter followers to a video of five jungle cat cubs being rescued in an operation at an agricultural farm. While the location of the operation was not disclosed by Mr Kaswan in order to ensure no human interference.
As per the IFS officer, The Jungle Cat (felis chaus) is a protected species. He captioned the clip uploaded, “And all the five jungle cat cubs were saved. Found by farmers during harvesting in a field.”
One of the cubs’ is seen in close-up for a few seconds and the clubs who got stuck were rescued first found by farmers in a field who called the officers for help.
In the following tweets Parveen explained the situation further using a Twitter thread:
Parveen wrote, “All were so small that they could not have been survive without mother. So we decided to reunite them with mother. The area was cordoned off. Where they were found villagers decided to stop harvesting for the time being.”
“Camera traps were established in the area carefully. Teams and villagers stationed for the night near the location. So that they can be monitored and no disturbance occur.”
Parveen added, “Camera traps were established in the area carefully. Teams and villagers stationed for the night near the location. So that they can be monitored and no disturbance occur.”
“In night mother came and took all the cubs to Forest. She started this process in evening and by middle of the night shifted all her cubs to the forest. Without any disturbance. Today.”
The IFS officer commended the people’s willingness to cooperate and wrote, “People were convinced not to do harvesting for that patch. For the time being. All agreed and supported very well. By 2 PM all things were at place. So undisturbed place was provided for remaining day and whole night.”
Parveen shared the picture of their mother, “Mother did some overtime but shifted all the cubs to Forest within few hours. ‘Jungle Cat’ (Felis chaus) is a protected species.”
The IFS were showered with praise for their rescue operation.