The members of Uttar Dinajpur People for Animals rescued a White Monitor Lizard ( Bengali name-Gosaap_ from Bamoir village of Bisnupur in Hemtabad Block. The lizard was at first seen in that village by some villagers who wanted to kill it out of fear. But Mr Anirban Chakraborty protested and saved the lizard and called our office to rescue it. We reached the village at about 8 p.m. with our members and rescued the monitor lizard. It was later released in Kulik forest that provides its natural habitat. Mistakably in newspaper it has been reported that it was eight feet long, though actually it was four feet long.

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