Crocodile found dead in Hiran river

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Nov 2017 10:48:32


Staff Reporter,

SENSATION prevailed near Hiran river flowing near Ganiyari village after villagers found a crocodile floating upside down in the river. Villagers reported the matter to village sarpanch who reached the spot and later informed the Forest Department. As autopsy was performed at Jabalpur Veterinary Hospital it was held that the crocodile had died 4-5 days ago. Crocodile was around 10-feet-long at the time of autopsy. According to information, panic prevailed at Hiran river after a big alligator was found lying lifeless.

On being informed, Forest Department staffers reached the spot and examined the crocodile and declared it dead. Later, it was pulled out from the river and was taken to veterinary hospital for autopsy. The autopsy report revealed that the crocodile had died 4-5 days ago. The actual cause of death is yet to be ascertained but it has been established that it died 4 days ago. This happens to be third instance of death of crocodile in recent past as two crocodiles were found dead at Pariyat river.