Colombo Croc Dies

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The Crocodile that ride on the waves for last few days on the sea off Colombo Colombo was reportedly dead yesterday evening (23.09.2015). It was disturbing to see the lifeless body being carried by the waves particularly for the animal lovers. Crocodiles off Mt.Lavinia, Dehiwala, Colpetty sea is reported once in a while, but after few days, they believed to be find their way back to the inland waterways they were living in.

Feared by its presence, the local people and fishermen also tried to catch the crocodile on their own using fishing nets. It is feared that hooks used in these failed attempt could injure the crocodile. The Department of Wildlife Conservation (DWC) veterinary surgeons carried out its postmortem.

Published on Times Online on 24.09.2015 http://www.sundaytimes.lk/news-online/colombo-croc-roamed-mount-beach-dies.html

Dead body of Colombo Croc carried away by the waves (c) DM

Dead body of Colombo Croc carried away by the waves (c) DM

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