Thirteen feet long, Indian Rock Python has been rescued today from an open well at Chandesa village, near Kurabad Forest Range, by the snake catcher and wildlife rescuer, Chaman Singh.
On a rescue call from the villagers, forest department officials of Chandesa contacted Chaman Singh who reached on the spot and rescued the whopping 23.5 kilogram reptile from an open well.
According to Shanti lal Chawla, Forester of Chandesa forest post, a large Python was reportedly seen in an open well by Moti Lal, a villager, who immediately informed forest officials about the incident.
Chawla said that after confirming the authenticity of report we contacted Chaman Singh, who reached the spot and rescued the animal.Chaman Singh found the Python resting downstairs the well; he climbed down the well and caught hold of the animal. In the process of rescue, the Python also tried to attack Chaman Singh and escape into the depth of the well, but due to the quick action of Chaman Singh the animal was safely rescued.
Chaman Singh, after the rescue operation told that had the animal slipped under water, it won’t be possible to rescue it, though the Pythons can hold their breath for long time, it might die due to no way out.This rescued Indian Rock Python was left into the Jhamri Dam Forest Range.