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Rare and endangered animals, including kangaroos and chimpanzees rescued in Assam

Rangia, September 8: Several rare and endangered animals, including two kangaroos and chimpanzees, have been rescued by the police on Thursday while they were being trafficked through the state and two persons suspected to be a part of an international racket detained in Assam's Kamrup district, an officer said. Acting on a tip-off, the police intercepted two SUVs in Society Chowk of Rangia on National Highway 31 and rescued the animals kept in vehicles, the officer said. During the search of the vehicles, the police found two kangaroos and chimpanzees,...