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Wednesday, August 26, 2009

India: Crocodile Attacks

A 9-year old Indian girl was killed by a crocodile at Traj Lake in Matar Taluka of Kheda District. (News source.)

A 50-year old Indian woman was killed and several others injured in a series of croc attacks " in and around the Bhitarkanika wildlife sanctuary." (News source.) Wildlife experts suggest that an error in choosing release sites under a crocodile conservation program makes human-croc encounters far too common. (News source.)

A 60-year old Indian man was killed by a crocodile while bathing in the Kharasrota river. (News source.)

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