I heard a story from a reliable source, who in turn heard it from a fairly reliable source. So believe it or not:
One day a resident of a Nairobi, Kenya — a fairly well off person who liked to collect things — called the police to report that his leopard had gotten out.
So, the police called around and got some leopard traps. Not hard in a place like Nairobi.
They put a dozen, maybe two dozen, traps around the area, in town.
That night and the next, they caught a half dozen or so leopards. None of them were the missing animal. All the caught leopards were wild. Continue reading Leopards Eat Feral Dogs, Limiting Rabies