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Rare golden turtle rescued in Odisha

The Siasat | 11/08/2020 09:00 AM | Click to read full article

A rare golden turtle weighing about 2.5 kg was rescued from a paddy field in Odisha’s Bhadrak district. A farmer named Nirakar Mohanty spotted the turtle in his paddy field in Bentalpur village.

He brought it home and informed the forest officials, who reached the spot and rescued the rare turtle. It has been decided to release the turtle in the Baitarani river near Chandabali.