Python 'from India' captured in forest on Lahore's outskirts

The eight-foot-long snake handed over to Lahore Zoo

News Desk December 18, 2017
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A python -  believed to have made its way from India to Pakistan - was found in Karol Forest on the outskirts of Lahore on Monday, Express News reported.

The eight-foot-long snake was captured and handed over to the Lahore Zoo.

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The animal was spotted by locals in the forest, which is close to the Indian border.

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They informed rescue workers, who reached there and found the python in bushes.

Zoo officials said with the latest addition, they now had five pythons.

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Experts said the python captured in Karol Forest was found only in India. Therefore, they added, the snake had certainly come from across the border.