Crocodile trapped in net of fishermen near Mundamuhan ghat


Cuttack: Forest officials with the help of fishermen rescued a crocodile whose snout was entangled in a fishing net near Mundamuhan ghat in Kathajodi river in Cuttack.

Locals, particularly fisherman, were alarmed when they discovered the crocodile webbed in the net and alerted the forest officials.

As per available information, the crocodile was trapped in net of fishermen near Mundamuhan ghat. On being informed, the forest department staff & fire service personnel reached the spot to rescue the reptile.

Crocodiles stray into the area’s water bodies in search of food, then return to their natural habitat within a few days, according to forest officials.


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