Sambalpur: The carcass of an 8-foot saltwater crocodile was found floating on the banks of the Mahanadi River on Monday with a GPS tracker attached to its tail.
The matter reportedly came to light after some locals saw the dead crocodile floating on the water and informed forest officials.
When informed, forest officials reached the site and recovered the reptile’s body. The body was sent for an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Further investigations are ongoing in this regard.