Live Pangolin Rescued from Sundargarh of Odisha

Sundargarh: A pangolin was rescued from the Banalata village located in the Kuliposh range of the Sundargarh district in Odisha, said reports on Wednesday.

According to reports, a person reportedly spotted the Pangolin while he was at his backyard in the morning. Local people came to get a glimpse of this pangolin as it was the first time that such a huge Pangolin was seen in the area.

On being informed, the forest department’s personnel rescued it. The pangolin was then released to the woods says reports.

Recently on May 4, in a crackdown on the wildlife mafias the Forest Department officials on Saturday conducted a joint raid and seized tiger nails, bear nails and pangolin scales while the illegal traders were carrying out an illegal deal. Two persons were arrested in this nexus.

The two accused persons have been identified as Raghu Mahanand of Sunabeda and Parmeswar Majhi of Jamgan.

As per reports, a joint squad of Wildlife Department and Khariar Forest Department conducted a raid today in the Sunabeda Wildlife Sanctuary while an illegal dealing of precious wildlife items was underway. Two persons were arrested from the spot during the raid. They have been forwarded to the Court.

A tiger nail, two bear nails as well as 202 numbers of pangolin scales were seized from the possession of the wildlife mafias. ACF Sanjeev Bangola of Sunabeda Wildlife Department has informed about the arrest and seizure.

Also Read: Pangolin Rescued In Odisha’s Nuapada District, 6 Arrested

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.