Articles tagged under: Crocodile

Crocodile on track near Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai – Delhi route affected for two hours

September 06, 2019
Crocodile on track near Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai – Delhi route affected for two hours

Bharuch: Rail movements on Mumbai - Delhi track were delayed by one hour due to presence of a 7 - ft crocodile over railway track at Chavaj near Bharuch in Central Gujarat in the evening on Wednesday. A crocodile was spotted on railway track here by engine staff of Jodhpur bound train from Mumbai. The train was stopped and railway control room was contacted for shifting of crocodile. A 130 kg crocodile which was 7-8 ft in length was relocated after efforts employed by forester, RFO and volun...Read More

3 crocodiles rescued, one killed by unknown vehicle in Vadodara district

August 13, 2019
3 crocodiles rescued, one killed by unknown vehicle in Vadodara district

Vadodara: The experts of an animal related NGO and forest department today rescued at least 3 crocodiles from different parts of Vadodara where the reptiles had entered during the recent rain caused floods. In another incident one such reptile was crushed to death by an unknown vehicle in the district. A forest official said that the crocodile was killed by the vehicle near Ganpatpura village on Savali road this morning. Earlier, three crocodiles were rescued from Vadsa...Read More

Crocodile spotted in river Tapi in Surat; forest department team started search

August 07, 2019
Crocodile spotted in river Tapi in Surat; forest department team started search

Surat: Forest department teams are in search of a crocodile in river Tapi which was spotted between Kamrej and Sarthana. For last two days, locals have complained that they have seen crocodile in Ved-Dabholi area which is unusual because Tapi has generally no presence of crocodiles. According to locals, the crocodile is 6-ft long. According to forest official Punit Naiyar, the department has received complain and a team is in search of crocodile. DeshGujaratRead More

Crocodile in temple in central Gujarat, devotees worship it as mother goddess’s vehicle

June 23, 2019
Crocodile in temple in central Gujarat, devotees worship it as mother goddess’s vehicle

By our correspondent, Lunavada: A bizarre incident of puja of a live crocodile in a temple in central Gujarat was witnessed last evening. In fact the crocodile had somehow crept in to the Khodiyar mata temple in Khothamba palla village in Mahisagar district last evening. When devotees noticed it, they started saying that it has come here for the protection of the temple where an incident of theft had taken place two days ago. Incidentally, crocodile or magar is deemed as the v...Read More

When a family in Central Gujarat found 8-ft crocodile under cot

March 28, 2019
When a family in Central Gujarat found 8-ft crocodile under cot

Anand: A farmer in Malataj Village near Anand got the scare of his life when he saw an eight foot long crocodile resting under his cot. Babubhai Mohanbhai Parmar lives around 200 meter away from a village pond in Malataj, close to Central Gujarat town Sojitra. At around 2 am Parmar family heard unusual barking of stray dogs. The family woke up and soon spotted an 8-ft crocodile under bed. Soon, a large number of villagers rushed to Babubhai's place. Forest department's help was sought. Karam...Read More

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