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Crocodile rescued, released in Chambal river

Agra, Oct 26 (IANS) A four feet long mugger crocodile was trapped by the Forest Department in a cage and released on Friday in the Chambal river, home to crocodiles and alligators.

Wildlife SOS team members told IANS that the reptile was trapped in a pond in Garh ka Pura village in Pinahat. The crocodile was first spotted in the pond by villagers in October.

It emerged on Thursday night and was lured into the trap cage. It was kept under observation for a few hours and released in the Chambal river on Friday.

–IANS
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