Dhenkanal: A 17 feet-long python was rescued today by some locals while the reptile was roaming in a private farm in Achhanda village of Dhenkanal district.
The python will be handed over to Dhenkanal forest department and with their assistance it will be released into Kapilash sanctuary, a snake rescuer Soumyajit Rath said.
According to a source, the gigantic reptile was spotted on the farm owned by one Nari Behera.
Locals thronged Achhanda village after news of python’s rescue spread.
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