Wooly flying squirrel, thought to be wiped out 70 years prior, seen in Uttarakhand's Gangotri National Park
An rare squirrel which was believed to be terminated around 70 years back was seen in Gangotri National Park in Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand. The hide of the Wooly flying squirrel's hook is utilized as a parachute.
"The Wooly flying squirrel was viewed as terminated 70 years back in the IUCN Red List. We recognized this squirrel in 13 of the 18 woods divisions of the state during an overview," Forest Research Institute said on Monday.
According to the state's Forest Research Center's study, the squirrel was found in 18 of 13 woodland divisions, while Wooly squirrel was viewed as wiped out 70 years back in IUCN Red List.
The researchers of Wildlife Institute of India in Dehradun have discussed the nearness this squirrel in the Bhagirath valley and uncommon photos of the have likewise been found.
"Wooly flying squirrel utilizes its fuzzy paws as a parachute to fly," Forest Research Institute said.
Prior this month, an uncommon two-headed Russell's snake was safeguarded in Maharashtra's Kalyan. As per specialists, the development of two heads in the snake is because of a hereditary variation from the norm. The endurance pace of such snakes is exceptionally low.
As of late, an uncommon yellow turtle was safeguarded by locals in Odisha's Balasore region and given over to the backwoods office. The turtle was seen in the Sujanpur town in the Sooro region of Balasore.
"The entire shell and the body of the protected turtle is yellow. This is an uncommon turtle, I have never observed one like this," Bhanoomitra Acharya, Wildlife Warden had said.