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Seven feet crocodile rescued from Vadodara district, handed over to Forest Department

A seven-feet-long crocodile, which had ventured out into the fields in Kelanpur village of Vadodara district, has been rescued and handed over to the State Forest Department.

ANI | Vadodara (Gujarat) | Updated: 18-07-2020 21:08 IST | Created: 18-07-2020 21:02 IST
Seven feet crocodile rescued from Vadodara district, handed over to Forest Department
"We got a call from Kelanpur village about a crocodile entering their village. When we reached there, we found the crocodile in the field. We rescued it and handed it over to the Gujarat Forest Department for rehabilitation," a person involved in the rescue work said. Image Credit: ANI

A seven-feet-long crocodile, which had ventured out into the fields in Kelanpur village of Vadodara district, has been rescued and handed over to the State Forest Department.

"We got a call from Kelanpur village about a crocodile entering their village. When we reached there, we found the crocodile in the field. We rescued it and handed it over to the Gujarat Forest Department for rehabilitation," a person involved in the rescue work said.

He said this is the seventh incident of crocodile entering an area with settlement in Vadodara district. "We have to keep our safety in mind while rescuing the animals as they don't know that we are trying to help them and may attack us," he said. (ANI)


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