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A health certificate from the Borivali national park will be taken before releasing the crocodile.(Sourced)

Crocodile spotted behind NMMC headquarters rescued after 2-day-long operation

PUBLISHED ON FEB 23, 2021 11:11 PM IST
The forest officials said that it’s a 6.43 feet female crocodile weighing 35.4 kg.
The image shows an American crocodile.(Facebook/@pgpdfl)
The image shows an American crocodile.(Facebook/@pgpdfl)

Look who’s sunbathing: Huge crocodile found in woman’s backyard in Florida leaves netizens stunned

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Sanya Budhiraja
PUBLISHED ON DEC 19, 2020 02:03 PM IST
The image of the animal, which is approximately 10 to 15 feet long, was shared on Punta Gorda Police Department’s Facebook page.
A crocodile basking in the sun in Kumaon’s Nanaksagar Tarai area. (HT File photo)
A crocodile basking in the sun in Kumaon’s Nanaksagar Tarai area. (HT File photo)

Uttarakhand to get its first crocodile safari in Kumaon’s Khatima

Hindustan Times, Rudrapur | By Mohan Rajput
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 05:14 PM IST
The spot where the safari is being planned is 12 km from Khatima town of US Nagar and 20 km from Pilibhit tiger reserve in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh.
The crocodile being rescued in Kerala’s Thrissur district.(ANI)
The crocodile being rescued in Kerala’s Thrissur district.(ANI)

Forest officials rescue crocodile in Kerala’s Athirapilly area

Thrissur, Kerala | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON DEC 10, 2020 09:24 AM IST
Locals also pitched in to help in the rescue of the reptile.
The image shows the shark swimming in front of a crocodile.(YouTube/Caravan Adventure Aus)
The image shows the shark swimming in front of a crocodile.(YouTube/Caravan Adventure Aus)

Bull shark comes face-to-face with huge crocodile, guess who swims away first

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 08:36 AM IST
While the crocodile stays still, the shark swims towards the reptile.
The image shows the crocodile hooked to the lure.(Facebook/@Rod & Rifle TackleWorld Katherine)
The image shows the crocodile hooked to the lure.(Facebook/@Rod & Rifle TackleWorld Katherine)

Video captures crocodile caught on fishing rod, shocks netizens

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON OCT 21, 2020 01:31 AM IST
A few seconds into the clip, a crocodile comes up to the surface with the lure in its mouth.
“And then I said, ‘In a while, Crocodile!’,” joked an individual on Instagram.(Instagram/@gatorland_orlando)
“And then I said, ‘In a while, Crocodile!’,” joked an individual on Instagram.(Instagram/@gatorland_orlando)

This pic of crocodiles is collecting hilarious comments. How would you caption it?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 29, 2020 06:53 PM IST
Gatorland, a theme park in Florida, shared the image on Instagram.
The first two hatchlings were released back into the wild and the third one is being sent to Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.
The first two hatchlings were released back into the wild and the third one is being sent to Alipore Zoo in Kolkata.

Hatchlings of estuarine crocodile rescued from unusual habitat in Bengal

Hindustan Times, Kolkata | By Joydeep Thakur
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 11:07 AM IST
The discovery has sparked off tension among the villagers who said they have not heard of crocodiles being spotted in the area in the recent past.
Forest officials, police and locals searching for the girl, who was attacked by a crocodile, in Haridwar forest division.(HT Photo)
Forest officials, police and locals searching for the girl, who was attacked by a crocodile, in Haridwar forest division.(HT Photo)

Crocodile kills 8-year-old girl in Uttarakhand’s Haridwar forest division

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Neeraj Santoshi | Edited by Abhinav Sahay
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2020 08:58 AM IST
The girl’s family will be given compensation after some paperwork, said officials.
The animal is now under medical observation (representational image).(HT file photo)
The animal is now under medical observation (representational image).(HT file photo)

Officials observe crocodile living in sewer water in Solapur, Maharashtra. Rescue it

Pune | By Press Trust of India | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2020 10:08 AM IST
The rescue operation was carried out by forest department staff and a Pune-based NGO.
The crocodile swimming next to the boat.(Facebook/@Back2BasicsAdventures)
The crocodile swimming next to the boat.(Facebook/@Back2BasicsAdventures)

‘What a cute dolphin,’ joke netizens about this video of a crocodile swimming next to a boat

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 07:55 PM IST
The video has sparked a flood of reactions, many especially mentioning the way the crocodile was swimming.
The image shows the rescued crocodile.(Twitter/ANI)
The image shows the rescued crocodile.(Twitter/ANI)

Injured crocodile rescued in Gujarat’s Vadodara, handed over to forest department

Asian News International | By Asian News International | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 10, 2020 10:17 AM IST
According to Arvind Pawar, a member of the Wildlife Rescue trust, the crocodile was found in the residential Tarsali area of the district with an injury on its tail.
The image shows the crocodile rescued.(Twitter/ANI)
The image shows the crocodile rescued.(Twitter/ANI)

8-foot-long crocodile spotted in residential area in Gujarat’s Vadodara, later rescued

Vadodara | By Asian News International | Posted By: Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:51 AM IST
The crocodile was rescued by the Wildlife Department.
The crocodile was found under a bench.(Twitter/@ANI)
The crocodile was found under a bench.(Twitter/@ANI)

Five-foot crocodile rescued from residential area in Vadodara, Gujarat. Watch

Vadodara | By Asian News International | Posted by: Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON AUG 17, 2020 10:45 AM IST
A video shows volunteers of the Gujarat Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals rescuing the crocodile.
Croc Encounters happen to be a rescue team in Florida, whose job is to attend to any croc related emergencies.(Facebook/@Croc Encounters)
Croc Encounters happen to be a rescue team in Florida, whose job is to attend to any croc related emergencies.(Facebook/@Croc Encounters)

Team rescues baby gator chilling in family pool in Florida, netizens love the tiny reptile

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUL 11, 2020 06:12 PM IST
On July 9, after getting a call from the terrified Westchase family, the rescue team came over to find a baby alligator in the pool filter.
A spotted deer being rescued after it had fallen into a dry well in the in Malhan range of Dehradun forest division on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)
A spotted deer being rescued after it had fallen into a dry well in the in Malhan range of Dehradun forest division on Sunday.(HT PHOTO)

Uttarakhand forest officials rescue deer, crocodile in two separate ops

Hindustan Times, Dehradun/Rudrapur | By Suparna Roy and Mohan Rajput| Edited by Sabir Hussain
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2020 11:10 PM IST
The rescued deer went back to the forest while the crocodile was released in Nanak Sagar dam in Udham Singh Nagar district
Dr JK Soni shared a zoomed in picture of this animal.(Twitter/@jksoniias)
Dr JK Soni shared a zoomed in picture of this animal.(Twitter/@jksoniias)

Can you identify the dangerous animal from this zoomed in image?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 29, 2020 10:09 AM IST
While some tried guessing the creature, others talked about the beauty of nature.
a crocodile was spotted by a child while playing with the ball which fell into the gutter.(Twitter/@ANI)
a crocodile was spotted by a child while playing with the ball which fell into the gutter.(Twitter/@ANI)

Crocodile spotted in a gutter in Uttarakhand village, rescued by Forest department officials

Khatima, Uttarakhand | By Asian News International | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON JUN 26, 2020 11:12 AM IST
The villagers had informed that a crocodile was spotted by a child while playing with the ball which fell into the gutter.
The image shows Mike scratching the crocodile named Sultan.(Instagram/@gatorland_orlando)
The image shows Mike scratching the crocodile named Sultan.(Instagram/@gatorland_orlando)

Nothing to see here just a video of a human scratching a huge crocodile. Scary or aww?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
PUBLISHED ON JUN 23, 2020 02:29 PM IST
The video shared on Instagram shows the man scratching a huge crocodile named Sultan.
The image shows Elvis, the crocodile ready to pounce on his food.(Facebook/Australian Reptile Park)
The image shows Elvis, the crocodile ready to pounce on his food.(Facebook/Australian Reptile Park)

World Croc Day: Elvis the crocodile’s mealtime video is seriously scary. Watch

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Amrita Kohli
UPDATED ON JUN 17, 2020 06:17 PM IST
Australian Reptile Park shared this video which shows someone feeding Elvis, the Saltwater Crocodile.
The crocodile being rescued.(Twitter/@ANI)
The crocodile being rescued.(Twitter/@ANI)

7-feet-long crocodile ‘eating up goats and cows’ in Vadodara village gets captured

Vadodara, Gujarat | By Asian News International | Posted by Amrita Kohli
PUBLISHED ON JUN 13, 2020 08:14 PM IST
The crocodile was safely handed over to the Gujarat Forest Department for rehabilitation.
The scute marks in the tail of the Gharial helped identify it.(Twitter/@wti_org_india)
The scute marks in the tail of the Gharial helped identify it.(Twitter/@wti_org_india)

Meet the explorer Gharial that travelled 1100 km from Nepal to India

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON MAY 27, 2020 11:54 AM IST
The croc apparently travelled for 61 days to reach Hooghly, India.
Matt Wright, joined by fellow Australian crocodile wrangler Chris Wilson, is working to rescue the croc.(Instagram/@mattwright)
Matt Wright, joined by fellow Australian crocodile wrangler Chris Wilson, is working to rescue the croc.(Instagram/@mattwright)

Australian croc wrangler to the rescue of ‘tyre’-ed Indonesian crocodile

Palu, Indonesia | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON FEB 16, 2020 05:02 PM IST
Matt Wright, host of National Geographic’s “Monster Croc Wrangler” show, was on the island of Sulawesi Thursday with a team using traps baited with duck, a drone and even a harpoon in a bid to reel in the reptile.
This picture taken on November 4, 2016 shows a saltwater crocodile with a tyre around its neck in the Palu river in Palu, Central Sulawesi.(AFP)
This picture taken on November 4, 2016 shows a saltwater crocodile with a tyre around its neck in the Palu river in Palu, Central Sulawesi.(AFP)

Reward offered to anyone who frees crocodile’s neck from tyre – and survives

Jakarta | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JAN 31, 2020 03:10 PM IST
The contest will see one brave croc hunter land an unspecified amount of cash, but it will mean coming face to face with the 13-foot (4-metre) reptile Palu, the capital of Central Sulawesi.
Rescuers believe that the crocodile might have entered the private property from some water stream.(HT Photo/Praful)
Rescuers believe that the crocodile might have entered the private property from some water stream.(HT Photo/Praful)

Forest officials rescue over 3-foot-long crocodile from a well in Thane

Hindustan Times, Thane | By Megha Pol
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 05:17 PM IST
The crocodile was rescued from resident Prashant Thakur’s private property
The video shows a few men trying to capture and rescue a giant crocodile.(Twitter/ANI)
The video shows a few men trying to capture and rescue a giant crocodile.(Twitter/ANI)

12-foot-long crocodile rescued from canal in Vadodara. Video is fascinatingly scary

Vadodara | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON DEC 01, 2019 05:48 PM IST
The crocodile was spotted at 10:30 am, following which forest department was informed.
The 54-year-old said he wrestled with the crocodile on a remote beach (representational image).(Unsplash)
The 54-year-old said he wrestled with the crocodile on a remote beach (representational image).(Unsplash)

54-year-old man wrestles ‘cunning’ crocodile, sticks finger in its eye to escape

Cairns | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON NOV 18, 2019 11:32 AM IST
The man had skin ripped from his hands and legs after wresting with the crocodile.
The boy’s quick-thinking saved his sister from the jaws of the crocodile (representational image).(Unsplash)
The boy’s quick-thinking saved his sister from the jaws of the crocodile (representational image).(Unsplash)

Boy battles 14-foot-long crocodile to save sister from its jaws

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Trisha Sengupta
UPDATED ON NOV 15, 2019 02:19 PM IST
12-year-old Haina Lisa Jose Habi was crossing over a creek with her brother Hashim,15, when the crocodile attacked her.
The rescue operation took place on September 20.(Twitter/ANI)
The rescue operation took place on September 20.(Twitter/ANI)

Officials rescue crocodile from Naya Ganj area in Uttar Pradesh. See pics

Shahjahanpur | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2019 11:08 AM IST
The police officials rescued the reptile and handed it over to forest department. Later, they released the crocodile into a river.
The farmer was fishing in a creek near Jalakana village in Mahakalpada area on Sunday when the eight-feet-long reptile pounced on him, the official said.(Representational Image)
The farmer was fishing in a creek near Jalakana village in Mahakalpada area on Sunday when the eight-feet-long reptile pounced on him, the official said.(Representational Image)

Alert Odisha farmer survives attack by eight-feet-long crocodile. Here’s how

Odisha | By Press Trust of India
PUBLISHED ON SEP 16, 2019 02:33 PM IST
Fifty eight-year-old Bhajakrushna Pradhan, who received minor injury, described the experience as a “providential escape” from death.
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