Brahmagiri: The wild animals and birds were rendered homeless due to the cyclone that devastated their habitat in Brahmagiria area of Puri.
Unable to bear the scorching heat in absence of trees, they are heading towards human habitation.
It was well envisaged from the rescue of a peacock from Chilika near Gabakunda-Mirjapur last evening. The Brahmagiri forest officials have rescued the bird and started treatment.
In a separate incident, a spotted deer was also rescued by the residents of Rahadamalla near the village under Brhamagiri forest range today. They handed it over to forest department.