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Crocodile rescued from pond in Bhadrak

18/05/2022 at 8:35 PM

Crocodile rescued from pond in Bhadrak

Bhadrak, May 18: In an unusual incident, a crocodile was rescued out of a public pond in the Sathibati village of Maharampur panchayat in Bhadrak district’s Tihidi block on Wednesday.

As per sources, the villagers of Sathibati had spotted a crocodile in the pond and had informed about the same to the fire department.

Subsequently, a team of fire tenders along with forest officials reached the spot and inspected the environment to rescue the crocodile. The fire team then drained all the water out of the pond using four pumps and finally rescued the reptile.

The crocodile was then handed over to the forest officials who will release it into its natural habitat after a thorough health checkup and tagging.

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