5-ft long baby crocodile captured in state capital

Bhubaneswar: A five-foot long baby crocodile was captured from a pond at Mendhasal village here on Saturday.

The reptile was earlier spotted in a fish pond of a villager.

On receiving information regarding the incident, a team of Khurda Forest Division officials rushed to the spot and rescued the animal.

Some locals suspect that the crocodile might have strayed from a lake at Deras in search of food.

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