Labiba Nayeem Khan of DOT
 Due to the effects of Hurricane Yaas, ponds dug for animals and wildlife remain waterlogged, leaving potable saline water unfit for drinking.  According to physicians, long-term use of saltwater can lead to a wide range of complex diseases in wild animals.
 Meanwhile, a 6 or 7 feet high tidal wave flooded the Sundarbans for three days. Many animals including deer have lost their lives due to this storm and tidal wave. About half a hundred freshwater ponds dug for wildlife and wildlife are filled with saltwater. The animals are forced to drink this salty water now. As a result, there is a risk of contracting various diseases, report Ekattar TV, amadershomoy.com.