Kiran Baiga and her family live in the Sanjay Tiger Reserve area, and she told local media they live in fear of leopards after several recent attacks.
The attack has prompted animal rights campaigners at PETA to call for a ban on keeping big cats.
A team in India managed to rescue the leopard after a four hour-long operation.
A senior expert with the Chinese Academy of Sciences told CCTV that the third escaped leopard could attack humans due to hunger and agitation.
A safari park in eastern China hid the escape of three leopards for nearly three weeks. One of them remains at large.
Archaeologists believe the painted leopard would have acted as a talisman to imbue its owner with the strength to pass into the afterlife.
The managers faced a major backlash on social media.
The boy lived with his parents inside a fenced off area in the park.
Ongoing development and expanding road networks have encroached on the Amur leopard habitats.
In the Russian Far East, scientists thought they had spotted a tiger flee shelter from the snow, possibly spooked by a much smaller female leopard sleeping inside.