The 12 feet long and 35 kg Indian rock python which was rescued from Mubarikpur in Dera Bassi near Chandigarh on October 25 ,has been released in Kansal reserve forest area near Chandigarh.
The Python had accidently ventured into an abandoned room in Mubarikpur village ,located on the Ghagghar river bank. It is believed that the reptile was swept away by the recent floods.
The Python was spotted by a local who informed others. It also became a centre of attraction for locals as a snake of this size was never seen in the area.
The police was called which prevented people from venturing the room where the uninvited guest had hid itself in a corner.
Avoid life Rescue Team was called from chhattbir zoo. The Python was put inside a drum and was taken to the local zoo. It was kept under observation for 3 days.
According to the zoo authorities the Python is adult and is healthy.