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Spotted deer released in Sundarbans after being rescued

The forest department has rescued a spotted deer from Mongla in Bagerhat and released it in the Sundarbans.

Azad Kabir, officer-in-charge of Karamjal Wildlife Breeding Center in the eastern part of the Sundarbans, said they rescued the deer, which was roaming in the locality after crossing the Sundarbans canal about eight months ago, from EPZ area of Mongla after being informed by the locals in the morning.

The deer, approximately 5 years old, was later released in the Sundarbans after giving first aid as it sustained injury marks on its legs, abdomen and neck.

Azad Kabir said the deer crossed Dhangmari canal and entered the Baniyashanta area of Dakop upazila in Khulna district about eight months ago. After that the deer crossed the river and started roaming in Mongla area.

Source: United News of Bangladesh