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Bison trapped, rescued

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A male bison (Indian gaur) which fell into a sump in an agricultural field near Kurumbapatti Reserve Forest in Salem District was rescued during the wee hours of Tuesday after a five hour struggle.

Forest Range Officer for Salem Couth Range C. Kumar, who led the rescue team, told The Hindu that the the animal strayed from the Kurumbapatti Reserve Forest and came to the sump to drink water. Department officials said that the bison did not suffer any injury.

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