11-foot python found in Gauribidnur


A rare 11-foot python which had gobbled up a goat at Hulikunte forest area in Gauribidnur of Chikkaballapur district, Dh Photo

The reptile has been left into the Bannerghatta National Park on Wednesday.

The python, which had gobbled up a goat was found near D Palya at Hulikunte forest area in Gauribidnur. The scared villagers had then tied the python with a rope and handed it over to the officials of the Forest Department. It was later brought to the Chikkaballapur Forest office. The python which suffered injuries on its body after the villagers tied it with a rope was treated by Prithviraj and Dr Jnanesh of Wildlife conservation organisation. The python was released into Bannerghatta National Park, on Wednesday.

This is a rare python which is found only in the thick forests and its appearance in a dry land is surprising, said  Range Forest Officer Thimmaiah.  

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