03 March 2019
Balasore: A bear which was in search of food landed into a well located in Nilagiri on Sunday morning. The incident took place in Bedhasahi village under Jamudiha gram panchayat.
After locals spotted the wild bear, Nilagiri forest pesonnel and firemen were alerted. One team from each department rushed to the spot and are engaged in rescuing the animal.
The bear, sources said, had strayed away from the Swarnachuda jungle in search of food. On February 19, the bodies of two bears were found on the banks of Ghagra river in the same village.