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Odisha: 42-kg turtle of rare variety found during construction

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A turtle of a rare variety was found on Saturday during the construction of Biju Expressway near Bhimkhoj Pada Road in Dharamgarh of Kalahandi district.

Later, forest officials reached the spot and rescued the 42-kilogram turtle.

Odisha is also famous for Olive Ridley turtle and the state is home to over 90 per cent of India's turtle population.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Sun, June 16 2019. 09:03 IST
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