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Rare tortoise rescued at Batadrava

A rare species of tortoise has been saved after being found trying to cross over the Dhing-Nagaon connecting road adjacent to Batadrava police station on Thursday night.The approximate weight of the tortoise is 6 kg.It was collected by a man namly Rajib baruah on the road,luckyly there was no vehicle passing at that time. Rajib Baruah is officer in charge of Batadrava police station. The rescued tortoise later was released in fresh water of Akakhi ganga,the waterbody located inside the Batadrava than.

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