Assam : 13 Exotic Animals Rescued From Cachar

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The Assam Police has recovered 13 exotic animals from the Cachar district along the Assam-Mizoram border.

According to the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) of Cachar – Tejas Mariswami, the security forces recovered 7 Moor Macaque, five Lesser Spot Nosed Guenons, and one Debrazza monkey species. Locals initially spotted the exotic animals in the Derby tea garden area and informed forest officials.

Based on inputs about the recovery of some monkeys in the tea garden, the forest officials immediately rushed to the spot.

“We recovered the monkeys caged in three boxes. We recovered 13 monkeys from the area. We will send the monkeys to the Assam State Zoo in Guwahati,” the forest department staff said.

It is worth noting that the joint team of the Champhai Excise & Narcotics Department and Champhai Police recently rescued nearly 140 exotic animals and birds.

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