9-ft-long python rescued from Ekamra Kanan

Bhubaneswar: A nine-feet-long python was rescued from the Regional Plant Resource Centre here in the city.

The python, weighing around 15kg, was rescued by the Snake Helpline members and released in Bharatpur forest. 

Notably, the people immediately called the Snake Helpline after spotting the python hanging from a building on the premises of the centre. The members of the helpline then rescued the python.

It is suspected that the python could have sneaked into the centre from the nearby forest in search of food.

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