Escapees: Talks to recover crocs in Zim and Botswana

2013-03-04 00:00

THE thousands of crocodiles that are still at large after escaping from a farm at Pontdrif during floods in January, are now an international issue.

Limpopo Environmental Affairs Department spokesperson Lucky Phosa said talks will have to be held with Botswana and Zimbabwe to allow the reptiles to be caught.

Zane Langman of the Rakwena crocodile farm said of the 7 000 crocs that washed down the Limpopo river, about 3 000 were caught in the first three weeks after the flooding on the farm and in the surrounding area.

— Media24.

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