Heavy rains in Mysuru, crocodile strays into Kuppanna Gardens

Heavy rains in Mysuru, crocodile strays into Kuppanna Gardens
A crocodile was spotted in Kuppanna Gardens in Mysuru on Wednesday morning. The crocodile is said to have swum through the drain because of heavy rains.

According to the forest department, the crocodile is likely to have come from the Karanji lake near Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens or Mysore Zoo.

People spotted the crocodile at 6.30 am and alerted the Forest Department. The crocodile was caught in about 45 minutes by the team, headed by ACF Prakash.

The crocodile, which is one and half years, old was brought to the forest office and later released to the Gende Hosahalli river.
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