NEW DELHI: A six-foot-long Indian rock python was rescued by NGO Wildlife SOS after it was spotted crossing a busy road near the Saket metro station on Saturday. The NGO also rescued a monitor lizard from the metro tracks at the Shastri Park metro depot. With the onset of monsoon, the sightings of reptiles are expected to increase.
The python was spotted crossing the Westend Marg in South Delhi. in South Delhi. Passersby were startled to see the large reptile slithering across the road at night. Sikandar Kumar, a passerby, noticed the crowd and called the NGO.
In another incident, Delhi Metro Rail Corporation officials found a monitor lizard scuttering around the metro tracks at the Shastri Park metro depot. It took nearly 20 minutes for the Wildlife SOS rescuers to safely transfer the monitor lizard into a transport carrier.
Kartick Satyanarayan, CEO & co-founder of the NGO, said, "We are thankful to the DMRC authorities for considering the well-being of the reptile and contacting our team. Monitor lizards are non-venomous, but can bite or use their strong claws if threatened or provoked."
The NGO also rescued a six-foot-long Rat snake that was entangled in the garden netting of a farmhouse in Sainik Farm.
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