Dhenkanal: Forest Department personnel have rescued a pangolin from Anala village of Dhalapada panchayat in Bhuban here today. The endangered specie was rescued by a team led by local Forester Kabita Biswal.
The team acted upon a tip-off which stated that a pangolin was spotted in the courtyard of a house in Anala village. Sources said that the swab of the animal was collected for COVID-19 test. A few hours after its rescue, the pangolin weighing seven kilograms was released into dense forest.