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Wild bear falls in ditch in Odisha, rescued after 10 hours  

A wild bear which had fallen into a ditch in Deuli village under Nabarangpur block was rescued after a 10-hour operation by the Forest department on Tuesday. 

Published: 24th February 2021 08:35 AM  |   Last Updated: 24th February 2021 08:35 AM   |  A+A-

The bear is said to have come looking for food

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By Express News Service

NABARANGPUR: A wild bear that had fallen into a ditch in Deuli village under Nabarangpur block was rescued after a 10-hour operation by the Forest department on Tuesday. Scouting for food, the animal had entered the village on Monday night when it fell into a 20 feet deep ditch. 

Trapped and unable to get out, the bear continued growling that attracted attention of villagers who informed the Forest department. Forest officials reached the spot and launched a rescue operation. They succeeded in capturing the animal with help of a special rope after 10 hours. The bear was later released into the wild after medical examination. 



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