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Giant crocodile rescued from well
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Giant crocodile rescued from well

September 27, 2020

Mysore/Mysuru: A 750-kg-weighing crocodile was rescued from a well in agriculture field at Chennabasavana Hundi in T. Narasipur taluk of Mysuru district yesterday. A team of Forest Department officials, led by Range Forest Officer (RFO) Shashidhar, took 12-hours to lift crocodile from the well. On Friday evening, villagers saw a big crocodile in the well…

Croc tension at Kushalnagar
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Croc tension at Kushalnagar

August 7, 2020

Kushalnagar: Three juvenile crocodiles were sighted on the banks of Cauvery River at Vivekananda Layout here causing some anxious moments. As River Cauvery is full due to rains, crocodiles are now being spotted on the river banks. Villagers said that there is a huge female crocodile in the river which had laid eggs on the…

Huge croc spotted in Sewage Farm
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Huge croc spotted in Sewage Farm

January 12, 2020

Mysuru: A huge crocodile has been spotted at Sewage Farm in Vidyaranyapuram here last evening.  On receiving information, RFO Devaraju and staff rushed to the spot and made attempts to capture the croc, which escaped into the sewage water storage tank nearby. The crocodile is about 7 ft. in length and is about four-years-old. RFO…

Crocodile bites Zoo-keeper
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Crocodile bites Zoo-keeper

March 21, 2018

Mysuru: A Zoo-keeper was bitten by a crocodile at the world famous Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, popular as Mysuru Zoo, here last evening. Ironically, the Zoo is known for its safety standards where sufficient distance is maintained between animals and human beings. The incident has sent shock waves among the Zoo employees who are now…

Now, crocodile spotted on Thandi Sadak Road
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Now, crocodile spotted on Thandi Sadak Road

October 29, 2017

Mysuru: Even as a leopard cub straying into the Mysuru Zoo is still fresh in memory, comes the news of a crocodile finding its way on to the middle of a road, here in the wee hours of Saturday. The incident came to light, when the Police night patrol Garuda team was on their night…

Crocodile at Kuppanna Park
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Crocodile at Kuppanna Park

October 11, 2017

Mysuru: Kuppanna Park in the heart of the city, the venue of the just-concluded Dasara Flower Show where over three lakh people visited, had a rare visitor this morning — a two-year-old healthy male crocodile. The reptile was spotted behind a dustbin, in a water-logged area, where the Flower Show was held. The crocodile was…

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Crocodile found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake, Mysuru

April 24, 2017

The carcass of a crocodile which was suspected to have died about three days back, was found floating this morning in Kukkarahalli Lake by some morning walkers who informed the Forest Department. Range Forest Officer Puttaraju and staff managed to fish out carcass to the shore by noon using boats and ropes. It is learnt…

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Crocodile found dead in Kukkarahalli Lake

April 23, 2017

The carcass of a crocodile which was suspected to have died about three days back, was found floating this morning in Kukkarahalli Lake by some morning walkers who informed the Forest Department. Range Forest Officer Puttaraju and staff managed to fish out carcass to the shore by noon using boats and ropes. It is learnt…

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