It has been released back into the wild
The Sindh Wildlife Department rescued a Marsh Crocodile from Khairpur’s Long Khan Sahito Saturday afternoon.
The reptile entered the village near the Nara Wetland Complex after which a resident, identified as Kirir Khan Sahito, called the department.
A team headed by Mir Akhtar Talpur reached the site and rescued the crocodile. “It released the stranded crocodile back to its home at a wildlife sanctuary in Deh Akro II,” the department tweeted.
Thank you Kirir Khan Sahito for playing role in saving life of this 'Marsh Crocodile'— SindhWildlife (@sindhwildlife) March 27, 2021
Reportedly, this un-invited guest entered the village 'Long Khan Sahito' near Nara Wetland Complex. Villagers informed Wildlife Department rescue team @ Sukkur, Sindh🇵🇰. 1/2 pic.twitter.com/cI83xohV5N
Marsh crocodiles reside in Sindh’s Haleji Lake, Nara Wetland Complex, Chotiari Wetland Complex, Wagni Village near Ghotki and Hub Dam.
The crocodiles are also found at multiple wildlife parks in the province such as the Sufi Anwer Shah Safari park.
What to do if a wild animal comes into a human habitat
The wildlife department explained that if any wild animal enters a village or a human habitat there are three things that should be done instead of killing it:
After these things, the residents should call the wildlife department.