Terrified residents in the Jawura Panthachok area of Srinagar can breathe a sigh of relief thanks to the swift action of wildlife experts from the Wildlife Department Range Khreu Pampore. On Saturday evening, panic ensued when a 5-6 feet long snake was discovered in a residential house’s bathroom. The distressed occupants immediately alerted their neighbors and called for assistance from the nearby Wildlife Department Range Khreu.
Within 15 minutes, the wildlife department experts and emergency workers arrived at the scene, effectively handling the snake situation with expertise and ensuring the safety of everyone involved. The relieved homeowners expressed their gratitude to the Wildlife Department, Range Khreu, for their prompt and efficient response. After the successful rescue operation, the snake was released back into its natural habitat.
Abdul Hameed, the Block Officer of the Wildlife Department Range Khreu, shared that they received a call reporting a snake hiding in Jaura’s bathroom. He promptly mobilized a team of emergency workers and successfully rescued the 5-6 feet snake, which had sought refuge behind a washing machine. Hamid emphasized the availability of his department round the clock and urged residents to report any sightings of wild animals immediately.
Hamid also mentioned that his department recently captured two black bears in the Jaura and Khunmoh areas. He expressed gratitude to those who provided timely information and encouraged them to contact the department day and night to prevent any potential damage.
Gulzar Ahmed, the owner of the house, recounted the terrifying experience of finding a large snake in the bathroom. The whole family was in a state of panic, unsure of how to handle the situation. They contacted the Wildlife Department’s Khreu range, who arrived swiftly within 15 minutes. Ahmed expressed deep gratitude to the Wildlife Department for their prompt and effective response, which not only averted a potentially dangerous situation but also restored peace of mind for the family.
In conclusion, the collaboration between concerned residents and the Wildlife Department Range Khreu led to the successful rescue of a massive snake, ensuring the safety of the community. The Wildlife Department’s availability and expertise in handling such situations are commendable, and residents are encouraged to communicate any wildlife sightings promptly.
Q: What should I do if I encounter a wild animal in my vicinity?
A: If you come across a wild animal, especially if it enters residential areas, it is crucial to prioritize your safety. Maintain a safe distance and avoid direct contact or confrontation with the animal. Immediately inform the local Wildlife Department or authorities, providing accurate details of the sighting. Follow their instructions and cooperate with their efforts to ensure the safe removal or relocation of the animal.
Q: Is the Wildlife Department Range Khreu available 24/7?
A: Yes, the Wildlife Department Range Khreu operates around the clock to respond to emergency calls related to wildlife encounters or sightings. They are committed to ensuring the safety of both humans and animals in their jurisdiction and encourage residents to report any incidents promptly.
Q: What happens to the rescued animals?
A: The Wildlife Department aims to release rescued animals back into their natural habitats whenever possible. This practice helps maintain ecological balance and allows the animals to resume their natural lifestyle. However, in certain cases where the animals cannot survive in the wild due to injury or other factors, they might be rehabilitated at wildlife sanctuaries or appropriate facilities.