Big crocodile caught by forest department and GSPCA in Vadodara
The 10 feet long crocodile was rescued from the Vishwamitri river passing near Karelibagh Kasamala cemetery on Tuesday morning
The 10 feet long crocodile was rescued from the Vishwamitri river passing near Karelibagh Kasamala cemetery on Tuesday morning by the Forest Department and Gujarat SPCA. In the last ten days, the crocodile had hunted dogs, pigs from nearby Chaturbhai ni Chali on the river bank. The rescuers have to use crane to take out the heavy crocodile trapped in the cage.
As per details the crocodile was spotted inside Vishwamitri river flows from Karelibagh Kasamaala cemetery bridge and strayed near to Chaturbhai Ni Chali situated on the bank. For the last ten days the crocodile had been climbed near the area and hunted dogs and pigs roaming nearby.
The locals informed the local councilor Shweta Chauhan and she approached the matter to the RFO Nidhi Dave and Raj Bhavsar, president of the Gujarat SPCA. She wrote a letter asking them to catch the crocodile and give relief to the people of Chaturbhai Ni chali as children are also playing nearby and it is dangerous for them.
Meanwhile, a team from the Forest Department and the Gujarat SPCA put up a cage to caught the crocodile. On Tuesday one big crocodile was trapped and rescue teams tried twice with a rope to pull the crocodile out of the river. But, being a 10-foot-in size the rope broke twice. Hence they use crane to pull out the cage.
Three more crocodiles are spotted there and forest department kept cages to caught them. The crocodile caught on Tuesday was taken to the forest department and will be released to a safe place by the forest department.