Fawn found in Bhimad forest; released in Pokhara zoo

DAMAULI: The Area Police Office, Bhimad, rescued a fawn from a nearby jungle area, in Tanahun district, on Monday. After rescuing the animal, officials handed it over to the Forest Division Office, Tanahun.

From there, the baby deer was sent to Pachvaiya Zoo and Wild Conversation Area, in Pokhara, today itself. Division Forest Office, Tanahun Chief Kedar Baral said, the brown fawn weighs around seven kilograms and is seven months old.

Locals spotted the fawn lost in the area, probably separated from its mother, before security personnel rescued the animal, informed police.

Locals have seen fawns and calves roaming around jungle areas in the past as well.