An unfortunate leopard trying to drink water out of a pot in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district got its head stuck in the utensil, leaving the animal helpless even as several onlookers pulled out their cellphones to take pictures. 

The incident occurred in the Sardul Kheda village in Rajasthan on Wednesday, according to News 18

A video showed the frightened animal walking around with the pot stuck to its head, and a crowd was seen gathering around the leopard as onlookers tried to take photos. 

However, forest department officials were informed of the leopard's plight and reached the spot to rescue the animal. 

The officials managed to finally remove the pot off the leopard's head, according to ANI news agency. 

The leopard may have suffocated if its head was stuck inside the pot for long. 

Watch the video here - 

Watch the video of onlookers taking photos of leopard uploaded by ETV News-