Jaipur: Bear Escapes from Nahargarh Zoo; rescued from a residential area

A bear escaped from its cage at Nahargarh Biological Park in Jaipur on Sunday evening and wandered into a residential area. After more than three hours, forest officers brought him back.

The bear was brought to Nahargarh Park after being rescued from Sawai Madhopur just a day before he escaped from the cage. (Representative image)

A bear escaped from its cage at Nahargarh Biological Park in Jaipur on Sunday evening. Soon after, forestry officers began a search for the bear.

Initially, they followed his tracks in an attempt to find the animal. Later, they were informed that he had entered a residential area in Jaisinghpura.

The bear was seen taking shelter inside a house under construction at Jyotiba Phule Nagar in Jaisinghpura Khor, after which people informed the forest department.

Forest officers rushed to the scene and began rescue efforts. As it was dark inside the house, it was difficult to spot the bear. However, after more than three hours, Senior Wildlife Veterinarian Dr. Arvind Mathur tranquilized the bear.

The animal was later brought back to Nahargarh Biological Park in an injured condition, where it is being treated.

The bear was brought to Nahargarh Park after being rescued from Sawai Madhopur just a day before he escaped from the cage.

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