11 feet long python rescued by Forest Department: Watch
Aligarh: In a rare incident a huge python was reportedly rescued by the Forest Department in Aligarh of Uttar Pradesh on Friday. The gigantic reptile was later reportedly released into the jungle.
As per reports, the Forest Department rescued an 11 feet long python weighting 25 kg from the forest area in Aligarh on January 15. The Forest Department personnel took help of a JCB for this rescue operation.
Huge crowd witnessed the rare rescue operation. Later the snake was released into the jungle.
Earlier another python had been reportedly rescued in Pratapgarh area of Uttar Pradesh in November last year.
As per reports, an Inspector of the Mandhata Police Station in Pratapgarh district named Sushil, had caught a python that had been spotted in a field in Paniyari village. He put the python in a sack and carried it to the police station. In the police station, the sack tore up and the python tried to escape which created a scare among the police personnel and the people present there.
However, Sushil, once again, caught the python and released it in the nearby Gajehara forest area.
(With inputs from IANS & in.news.yahoo.com)