A gharial crocodile was found dead on the banks of Mahanadi river near Marwari Pada Ghat in Sambalpur yesterday (Sept 12). The carcass was recovered from the water body by local people. A GPS tracking device was found attached to the gharial’s tail. Forest officer who reached the spot informed that it might have come up from Satkosia.
Here are two such videos of animals which will shock and amuse at the same time.
The firefighters of Chandbali fire department in Bhadrak rescued a youth from the crocodile-infested Baitarani river near Aranya Niwas in Chandbali on Saturday night.
Although albino estuarine crocodiles are rare, they have been spotted in the wild in Bhitarkanika.
These visuals show a huge crocodile being rescued from a pond in Bhektakola village under Rajnagar Block of Pattamundai.
Basant Parida of Srirampur village near Pattamundai had gone to the river for a wash while the incident took place
Kendrapara: A woman sustained critical injuries after she was attacked by a crocodile at Balabhadraprasad village under Rajnagar block in the district on Sunday. According to sources, one Chaila Das a native of the village was attacked by the reptile while she had gone to attend nature’s call near a nullah. Though Das sustained multiple […]
Malkangiri: A six-feet-long crocodile was today rescued from a pond in MV 78 village under Balimela in the district. The crocodile was spotted by the villagers while they were taking bath in the pond. The crocodile was caught by people of MV-78 village with the help of a net, Kalimela forest Range Officer Ramachandra Madkami […]
Kendrapada: In an unfortunate incident, a 14-year-old boy was attacked and dragged into Hansua river by a crocodile in Diapari village of Kendrapada district on Saturday. The victim, Shrikant Sethi, a class 10 student and son of Vichitra Sethi, was taking a bath in the river when the incident occurred at around 11:25 am. Following […]
Kendrapara: A man sustained critical injuries after a crocodile attacked him while he was taking bath in Patasala river at Kandira village under Rajnagar block in the district today. The crocodile tried to drag him into the deep river. However, he managed to escape. He has however sustained grievous injuries on left hand. The man […]
Malkangiri: A family, including two children, of Munata village in Malkangiri district had a narrow escape from the clutch of a giant crocodile late last night. According to sources, a 10-12 feet long crocodile entered into the house of one Dasaratha Madakami of Munata village when the family members, including his two daughters, were asleep […]
Kendrapara: Crocodile attacks have created panic in the human settlements near Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district. The rise in water level at river Brahmani and Baitarani during rainy season paves the way for the crocodiles to move to bathing ghats at Aul and Rajnagar, which is visited by the villagers on a daily basis. […]
Kendrapara: In another case of crocodile attack from Kendrapara, a person from Arasa village was killed today by the reptile. The incident occurred at the Baitarani River ghat in Mahuri under Rajkanika block when the deceased identified as Rabinarayan Behera was dragged into the river by a crocodile. Later the villagers discovered Rabinarayan’s body from […]
Bhubaneswar: On Thursday, probably for the first time, CM Naveen patnaik clicked a selfie with seven year old Pinki Dalei of Kendrapara, who fought a crocodile to save her sister Basanti few days ago. The CM lauded efforts of Pinki who saved her sister, the victim of attack, of Bankula village of the district and […]
Kendrapara: A six-year-old girl Tiki Dalai from a remote village of Kendrapara, Odisha, on Tuesday, displayed exemplary courage to save her friend from claws of death after an estuarine crocodile attacked her. The survivor Basanti Dalai, a standard one student of a government-run primary school in Bankuala village, is undergoing treatment at a government-run hospital. […]