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14-foot-long python found at Ukhiya

  • Published at 09:43 am January 22nd, 2018
  • Last updated at 02:10 pm January 22nd, 2018
14-foot-long python found at Ukhiya
The Forest Department of Ukhiya upazila in Cox’s Bazar rescued a 14-foot-long python from the upazila’s Tutur Beel on Sunday evening. Ukhiya Upazila Nirbahi Officer Md Nikaruzzaman confirmed the matter to the Dhaka Tribune: “When the locals informed the authorities, forest officials rushed to the location and rescued the python around 7pm Sunday.” “The python weighs around 34kg. We will release it at a park in Choang Khali. We suspect it may have come to inhabited neighbourhoods in search of food.” There were no reports of anyone coming to any harm.