Visuals of turtle in Odisha.
Visuals of turtle in Odisha.

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

ANI | Updated: Jun 16, 2019 09:03 IST

Kalahandi (Odisha) [India], June 16 (ANI): 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. (ANI)

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