- Traumatic death of male crocodile in a road accident in Kota
- After the post-mortem report it came out that the killed crocodile was hungry for many days.
- He was crushed by an unknown heavy vehicle and died on the spot
quota. A male crocodile died in a road accident in Rajasthan’s Kota city on Tuesday. Whose age was about 40 years. After the post-mortem report, it was revealed that the killed crocodile was hungry for several days and probably due to this he came out of the water in search of prey and came on the road. He was crushed to death by an unknown heavy vehicle and died on the spot.
After this road accident, the carcass of the crocodile was lying on the road for hours. The Forest Department shied away from responsibility. When the matter sprang up on social media, the forest department swung into action. The carcass of the crocodile was recovered by the forest department from the road near Dai main canal passing in Kansua area. A three-member doctor got the postmortem done from the medical board. The body was disposed of as per protocol. Crocodiles are the wildlife of schedule first.
Medical board member Dr. Akhilesh Pandey told NBT this crocodile was an adult. Age was 40 years. The average lifespan of a crocodile is 60-65 years. The weight was 150 kg. Height was 8 feet 6 inches. It was crushed by a heavy vehicle more than 12 hours ago. It was climbing a slob to come on the road, when the vehicle crushed it.
It was hungry. When the post-mortem was done, the preliminary report revealed that the crocodile died due to excessive bleeding, failure of the respiratory and circulatory systems. The ball of his right eye had gone out. There was blood inside the body. There was a serious head injury. Got kidney failure. A vial of 1 kg polythene, rubber, lipstick was found in its stomach. Pebbles were also found. But the shocking thing was that the crocodile was hungry for many days. No new food waste was found in the stomach. This was the reason that the crocodile reached the road from the water.
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