Rare species of tortoise rescued in Chanchal – Uttarbanga Sambad

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Playful: A rare species of tortoise weighing 10 kg was rescued on Thursday afternoon. The tortoise was rescued from Sonaray village area under Motiharpur gram panchayat in Chanchal-1 block. When the villagers informed the police, the police informed the forest department. Later the forest department staff came and took away the tortoise. It is learned that the local Nurjamal saw the tortoise in a pond in Sonara village. Residents of the area rescued it and placed it in a water-filled earthenware vessel. Later it was handed over to the forest department.

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