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Monkey caught in wire outside Udyog Bhawan for 72 hrs, rescued


Press Trust of India New Delhi
A monkey, which got tangled in a telephone line on a tree outside Udyog Bhawan here, was today rescued by a wildlife conservation NGO.

According to the NGO -- Wildlife SOS -- the animal was rescued after 72 hours, when they received a call from a passerby on its helpline number.

In a statement, its stated that the personnel from the fire department aided its rescue team in the operation. Police were also pressed into service to control the crowd that gathered there.

"We are grateful to the fire department and the police for their support in carrying out this rescue," Kartick Satyanarayan, CEO of Wildlife SOS, said in the statement.

The monkey is currently under treatment and observation. Upon recovery, it will be released back into its natural habitat, the Wildlife SOS said.

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First Published: Feb 28 2018 | 7:55 PM IST

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