17th May 2018 11:05:PM State
Eastern Sentinel Arunachal News

Maksam Tayeng

PASIGHAT, May 17: Two Slow Loris’ rescued from different areas of Pasighat recently were safely released in the D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary on Wednesday.

One among them was almost killed by local residents after finding the primate stranded in a residence in the wee hours but fortunately a college going student of Jawaharlal Nehru College, Pasighat named one Vijay Panyang managed to save the animal. He then alerted officials of the D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary.

In another case, a male Slow Loris was rescued by Sobo Pertin, a in Pasighat Municipal Council who also informed wildlife officials.

DFO (Wildlife) Tasang Taga has appreciated the gesture and has appealed all concern citizens to inform the department regarding such cases.

Both the primates were safely released in the Borguli Range of D. Ering Widlife Sanctuary on Wednesdayby a team of Wildlife staff led by Dy. Range officer Getem Borang in the presence of M. Tayeng, Member, State Board for Wildlife and Research Scholars from Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS) who were doing survey and study works on critically endangered Bengal Florican in the Sanctuary's grassland.

Kenter Joya Riba

(Managing Editor)
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