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Crocodile captured by fisherman rescued in Bagerhat

  • Published at 09:44 pm January 8th, 2022
Bagerhat crocodile
A saline water crocodile was rescued from a fisherman’s house in Bagerhat's Rampal upazila on Saturday, January 7, 2022 UNB

The crocodile has been safely released into a canal

A saline water crocodile was rescued from a fisherman’s house in Bagerhat on Saturday after he called the national emergency service number 999.

The four feet long crocodile aged 8 years was rescued from Kalekharber village in Rampal upazila by the forest officials of Sundarban East Department.

Azad Kabir, officer-in-charge of Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Center, said the crocodile got captured by a fisherman’s net on Friday afternoon from Posshur River and later a local youth contacted 999.

After that they informed the Sundarban East Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Mohammad Belayet Hossain.

The crocodile was released in a canal of Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Center unharmed, said Azad Kabir.


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