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India 4.4-foot crocodile found inside Mumbai drain, rescued after 7-hour effort

14:21  05 march  2018
14:21  05 march  2018 Source:   hindustantimes.com

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4 . 4 - foot specimen found , released. A 4 . 4 - foot crocodile was spotted and rescued near a construction site in Mumbai ’s eastern suburbs of Mulund after a seven - hour operation. mumbai Updated: Mar 05, 2018 22:07 IST.

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  4.4-foot crocodile found inside Mumbai drain, rescued after 7-hour effort

A 4.4-foot-long marsh crocodile was rescued from a drain near a construction site in Mumbai’s eastern suburb of Mulund late on Sunday.

It took forest officials and animal rescue groups around seven hours to coax the reptile, which weighed around 8.8 kg, into the nets and haul it out of the drain near Yogi Hills in Mulund (west).

The crocodile was first spotted around 3pm on Sunday by residents of a housing complex, who called the Resqink Association for Wildlife Welfare (RAWW). “We reached Aristo construction site in Mulund (west) and located the crocodile,” said Pawan Sharma, president, RAWW.

Crocodiles are found closest to Mumbai in Tulsi and Vihar lakes inside the Sanjay Gandhi National Park, located within the city boundaries, and in Powai lake. This is not the first time they have been spotted out of their territory, but usually, they are found out of their areas in the monsoon, during floods.

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Sharma said members of RAWW have not yet figured out route the reptile travelled to reach the spot. “We suspect that this crocodile may have been pushed into the drainage system when Tulsi or Vihar lakes overflowed last monsoon, and that it survived in the drains all this while,” said Jitendra Ramgaokar, deputy conservator of forests, Thane. “Though the reptile was small, it was necessary to conduct a rescue operation so as to avoid any dangerous situations at the site.”

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A 15-member team, including RAWW and Mumbai forest range officials, were involved in the rescue operation. “Our team surveyed all possible exit points for the reptile from the drain and secured them. We used halogen lights to identify its exact location, and water pumps to reduce water levels before pulling it out,” Sharma said.

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Recently a 4 . 4 - foot specimen was spotted at a construction site near Mulund. The rescue mission took nearly 7 -8 hours to get the 8.8 kg reptile out of the drain . In Mumbai , crocodiles are found in the lakes in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park.

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Around 8.45pm, after the water level inside the drain was brought down, the rescue team finally spotted the crocodile. “We set up nets in the drain and tried to move the crocodile into them thrice, but failed,” he said. “Finally, around 1 am, we changed the position of the nets and managed to snag it.”

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The crocodile was examined by local veterinarian Dr Rina Dev, who identified it as a five- to six-year-old male marsh crocodile. “The reptile was declared fit for release in the wild and was the veterinarian tagged it for future identification,” Ramgaokar said.

On Monday, the RAWW team and forest officers released the crocodile into its natural habitat, Ramgaokar said, adding that the location would not be disclosed for its protection.

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