Baby crocodile rescued from well in Thane | Mumbai news

A baby crocodile was rescued from a well in Thane’s Wagale Estate on Wednesday; The well is not the natural habitat of the reptiles, which has been rescued by an NGO and handed over to the Forest Department.

A baby crocodile was rescued from a well in Wagale Estate in Thane on Wednesday. Since the well is not the natural habitat of the reptiles, it was rescued by an NGO, Wildlife Welfare Society and handed over to the Forest Department on Wednesday morning.

WWA member Aditya Patil said, “We received a call from a local at 8 am about a two-month-old Indian marsh crocodile stuck in a well. While we were trying to rescue it, it was descending deep into the well. Our members went into the water and grabbed the net and brought it out.”

A Thane forest department official said, “This is not the natural habitat of crocodiles, so we thought that someone might have brought it from somewhere else and dumped it. After the rescue operation we will release it to its natural habitat. .”

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