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Himalayan Griffon Vulture rescued in Digboi

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  9 April 2015 12:00 AM GMT

From our Correspondent

DIGBOI April 8: The Digboi College, Wildlife Trust of India and Aaranyak, together with Digboi Forest Division successfully released a Himalayan Griffon Vulture at Rajgarali Division of Bazaloni TE in Makum recently.

The vulture was found paralyzed in a tea garden. Local forest staff immediately rushed on receiving the information by garden workers and later brought the vulture to WTI rescue centre at Dholla. Meanwhile, Dr Samshul Ali, IFAW of Wildlife Trust of India along with his assistant Hemanta Das treated it. The entire rehabilitation programme was coordited by Rajib Rudra Tariang, a wildlife biologist and Gauri Buragohain of Digboi College, who involved several other NGOs like Green Buds, Wildlife Conservation Society of Assam and Evergreen Foundation.

The general mager of the tea estate, SS Dhillon thanked the groups for their efforts.

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