Chandbali, Aug 10: A rare golden turtle was spotted in Bentalpur village under Chandbali block in Bhadrak district on Monday.
The turtle was spotted by a farmer, Nirakar Mohanty, in his farmland when he was working in his fields, and brought it home.
A huge crowd gathered in front of Mohanty’s house to witness the rare turtle.
Later, the Forest officials reached the spot and rescued the rare turtle.
Chandbali forest official said that the rare turtle will be released in Baitarni River.