Seven-foot-long python rescued in Odisha, released later

Published on Jul 04, 2021 03:12 PM IST

Rajmal Deep, a fisherman from the village had caught the python in his fishing net on Saturday morning

The image shows the python rescued from Kalahandi.(ANI)
The image shows the python rescued from Kalahandi.(ANI)
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A seven-foot long python was rescued from a fishing net near Ganga Sagar pond, Golamunda in Kalahandi district by the forest department on Saturday. The reptile was later released into the forest.

Rajmal Deep, a fisherman from the village had caught the python in his fishing net on Saturday morning, following which a team from the forest department rushed to the spot to rescue the snake.

Ramesh Panda, Forester of Golamunda informed that the python was approximately six months old. "The snake was about seven feet long, and weighed about 8 kilograms," he said.

The snake was released into the jungle.

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