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Pangolin rescued in Kokrajhar

Kokrajhar: A Pangolin (Banrow) was rescued at Bhotgaon this afternoon in Kokrajhar today. People from the greater Bhotgaon area thronged in large number to see the Pangolin, a rare species found in Chakrashila wildlife in Kokrajhar.

The Pangolin was noticed by local people inside a hole of a residential area at Bhotgaon under Kokrajhar Police Station and immediately informed to the Forest department.

Forest department and IFAW workers reached at the spot and rescued the Pangolin (Banrow) and safely taken to Choraikola rescued centre of wildlife in Kokrajhar.

"he Pangolin (Banrow) was rescued safely from Bhotgaon area and taken to Choraikola rescue centre and medical treatment will be provided to the Pangolin", said a forest department official.

 

 

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