A tortoise weighing about one maund (roughly 37 kg) has been rescued from Tamlai area of Pirganj upazila of Thakurgaon.
Locals said they spotted the tortoise near the pond of one Abu Raihan in the area.
On information, the upazila administration rescued it and handed over to Dinajpur Forest Department.
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Rezaul Karim, the upazila nirbahi officer, also confirmed the matter.
It is unclear how the tortoise came to the area.