Crocodile creates stir after straying into village in northern India, rescued
A 12-feet long crocodile was rescued after it strayed into a village in northern India’s Uttarakhand.
This happened in Ismailpur village of Laksar area of Haridwar district on July 21.
Visuals showed the captured crocodile inside of a net. Officials and loclas had held on to the reptile with the help of bamboo sticks and it was slowly put on the back of a truck. The crocodile had rope tied around its neck which was used to capture and put into the vehicle. According to a report, the flood receded in the area after which the sight of the crocodile caused quite a stir amongst the people. The forest department was informed about the reptile’s presence but rescuing the animal wasn’t possible at night.
The massive crocodile too stayed inside of a drain the whole night before it was captured by forest officials in the morning after hours of effort. Later, it was learnt that the reptile had been released at a safe place. Not just this crocodile but there has been numerous reports of several other creatures, the likes of which include pythons and snakes have been spotted in the area after the rainwater receded. The forest department has been working hard to rescue these creatures after receiving such information about them entering into areas inhabited by people.
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