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Indian villagers ask for $700 to let go of a crocodile who strayed from national reserve

Indian villagers in the state of Uttar Pradesh were initially alarmed when they found a crocodile lurking in the local pond. But then they hatched a plan to demand a ransom. Monsoon flood waters brought the eight-foot reptile from a nearby nature reserve in Midania on Tuesday. Anil Patel, an official responsible for the buffer […]

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Crocodile measuring 14.4 feet caught in Australia’s Northern Territory

An enormous saltwater crocodile measuring 14.4 feet (4.4 meters) has been caught at a remote tourist hotspot in Australia’s Northern Territory. The crocodile, estimated to weigh 771 pounds (350 kilograms), was captured by wildlife rangers last Friday at a trap in the Flora River Nature Park, a popular tourist destination southwest of the outback town […]

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India’s largest crocodile park is running out of funds amid virus lockdown

India’s largest crocodile park has a little as four months before it runs out of funds to feed animals, pay staff and do research, as ticket revenue shrinks after coronavirus lockdowns choking revenue. Annual sales of about 5 million tickets usually make up roughly half the revenue of the park. The park is located about […]

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Mother rescues toddler son from crocodile’s jaws by sticking finger up its nose

A crocodile is one of the most dangerous beings on the planet. If it manages to grab onto a prey, chances of survival become very low. But in an unusual fight between a mom and crocodile, the former emerged victoriously. Maurina Musisinyana saved her three-year-old son from the grasp of a massive crocodile in Zimbabwe […]

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Fish-eating crocodile carrying its young ones on the back goes viral

A picture of a gharial swimming across Chambal river with its young ones on its back, offers a ray of hope that efforts put in by the authorities to conserve them are yielding results. The image that is doing rounds on the internet has been shared by IFS officer Praveen Kaswan. He posted the picture […]

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Indonesian authorities offer reward to free tyre off crocodile’s neck

Indonesian authorities are offering a reward to anyone who can rescue a saltwater crocodile with a motorbike tyre stuck around its neck — and survive. The contest will see one brave croc hunter land an unspecified amount of cash, but it will mean coming face to face with the 13-foot (4-metre) reptile Palu, the capital […]

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Man escapes crocodile attack by sticking thumb into its eye

An Australian wildlife ranger escaped from the clutches of a “particularly cunning” crocodile after wrestling and sticking a finger in the reptile’s eye. Craig Dickmann, who decided to go fishing in a remote part of Northern Australia known as “croc country” said a 2.8-metre (nine-foot) crocodile came up from behind him as he was leaving […]

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9-year-old school girl wrestles crocodile to save friend

A schoolgirl from Zimbabwe wrestled a large crocodile by jumping on its back and gouging its eyes to save her friend from the grasp of the reptile. The 9-year-old girl, Latoya Muwani, was attacked by a crocodile while swimming with her friends in Sinderela village. Her friend, Rebecca Munkombwe, jumped on the back of the […]