Agra, Nov 20
A seven-feet-long crocodile was rescued by the Wildlife SOS and the forest department after it was found wandering in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district.
seven-feet-long crocodile was rescued by the Wildlife SOS and the forest department after it was found wandering in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad district.
The crocodile ventured out from a canal and strayed into a field in the Jasrana town.
The sighting of the reptile triggered panic among the residents. Soon after they called the police for help which contacted the forest department.
A team from Wildlife SOS managed to cage the crocodile.
Following a thorough medical examination that revealed the reptile to be in good health, the crocodile was released into its natural habitat.
Ashish Kumar, Range Forest Officer, Jasrana, said: "The success of the rescue mission was achieved through effective collaboration between the skilled team of the NGO and the forest department."
Kartick Satyanarayan, co-founder and CEO of Wildlife SOS, said: "This collaborative effort highlights the importance of community involvement and coordination in wildlife conservation."
Officials said the incident underscored the need for proactive measures to mitigate cases of human-crocodile conflicts and foster coexistence.
Seven-feet-long crocodile creates panic in UP's Firozabad, rescued
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