A pangolin was released in Lawachhara forest in Kamalganj upazila of Moulvibazar on Thursday evening after seven days of treatment.

Green activists and the Forest Department rescued the endangered mammal from Kulaura on May 13.

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“It was being treated at Lawachhara Rescue Centre,” said Sohel Shyam, coordinator of Stand for Our Endangered Wildlife.

Acting on a tip-off that some people were trying to sell the pangolin, the organisation with the help of Forest Department and Moulvibazar Sadar range officer rescued it, said Divisional Forest Officer Rezaul Karim Chowdhury.

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