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Rare yellow coloured turtle was spotted in Bhadrak

Bhadrak:13/7/21: A rare yellow coloured turtle was spotted and rescued in Odisha’s Bhadrak district, forest officials said on Tuesday.

According to sources, a local school teacher in Chandbali block of Bhadrak district rescued the unique yellow colour turtle weighing about 2 kg on Monday

He informed the local forest officials and handed over the turtle to them. People gathered in large numbers at his house to see the rare turtle. Later, the forest officials released the turtle in Baitarani River.

“An albino Indian flapshell turtle (Lissemy’s punctata) was rescued from Baitarani River on July 12 from Chandbali Wildlife Range. It was released after consulting a veterinarian,” Odisha, principal chief conservator of forests (PCCF), wildlife, Shashi Paul told to our reporter.

In the same month last year, a yellow turtle was rescued by a group of locals from the Sujanpur village in Soro block of Balasore district. At that time, the images and video of the reptile went viral on social media.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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