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Mumbai: 7-ft-long crocodile rescued from Suraj Water Park

The RAWW team will survey and study the area of rescue and examination to understand the route and reason of displacement.

By: Express News Service | Mumbai |
Updated: September 24, 2021 8:40:50 am
Mumbai: 7-ft-long crocodile rescued from Suraj Water ParkThe reptile was rescued and taken to Sanjay Gandhi National Park, where it was examined by a veterinary surgeon. It was later released to its natural habitat. (Express Photo)

A seven-feet-long Marsh Crocodile was rescued from the premises of Suraj Water Park in Thane on Thursday.

The reptile was spotted by the park’s staff at 5 am on Thursday and soon after the authorities got in touch with NGO Resqink Association for Wildlife Welfare (RAWW) helpline and the forest department.

A seven-member team rescued the animal.

It was taken to the Sanjay Gandhi National Park where it was examined by park veterinary surgeon Dr Shailesh Pethe and was later released to its natural habitat of Tulsi lake after tagging.

The RAWW team will survey and study the area of rescue and examination to understand the route and reason of displacement.

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