Bengal monitor lizard stuck under pile of rubbish rescued in southern India

A Bengal monitor lizard stuck under a pile of rubbish was rescued in the Vidyaranyapura area of Bengaluru, India.

The monitor lizard was rescued by Rajesh Kumar, a wildlife rescuer.

The footage, filmed on June 30, shows the monitor lizard unable to move before being rescued by Kumar.

The animal was later handed over to a wildlife rescue centre.