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Animal rights activists rescue injured python in Odisha's Baripada district

Updated: Sep 15, 2016 08:14 IST

Baripada (Odisha) [India], Sept. 15 (ANI): Animal rights activists have rescued an injured python in Odisha's Baripada district and have taken steps to facilitate its treatment.

When the activists found the reptile, it was bleeding from its neck. The snake is now being treated at a veterinary hospital.

"The python underwent treatment. Injections were administered to it and all its wounds were cleaned. A surgery was also conducted. After the treatment, the snake is in a better condition now. It is a matter of happiness," said Manas Behera, a resident of the district.

The python will be released in a forest once it recovers completely. (ANI)