Turtle of rare variety rescued in Kalahandi

Kalahandi: A rare turtle was rescued during the construction of Biju Expressway near Bhimkhoj Pada Road in Dharamgarh of Kalahandi district yesterday.
According to sources, passersby and labourers found the reptile crawling through the road yesterday while the labourers were engaged in the construction work of the Expressway near Bhimkhoj Pada Road and immediately alerted forest department personnel.
The forest officials reached the spot and rescued the turtle of the rare variety that weighed at least 42 kg, sources said.

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