Farmers rescued an eight-feet long python from a paddy field in Hatibandha upazila of Lalmonirhat district on Saturday, said the district administration.
The snake was rescued at noon from a field in Mothergor area in the upazila, said Dr Motaharul Islam, upazila livestock officer.
Habibur Rahman, a local farmer, found the python in his field while harvesting paddy and rescued it with the help of other farmers.
The python has been kept under the custody of Nowdabas Union Parishad for now, said Dr Motaharul Islam.
Nazir Hossain, Upazila Nirbahi Officer, said “We immediately sent police to the spot when we received the information. The snake has been rescued and forest department officials will release it later into Shal forest.”