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Crocs and humans clash in shrinking space

 IPS 27 August 2019

Twenty two-year-old Ajay Kallu, hailing from the Bakultala village in northern Andamans, was devoured by an estuarine crocodile when he waded waist deep into a creek to fish on the morning of Aug. 1, marking the fifth fatal crocodile attack in 28 months in the remote Islands that lie at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea. (1238 Words) - By Malini Shankar


IPS_Crocs and humans clash in shrinking space

Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) on the banks of a hippo pool in Tanzania. Nile crocodiles and estuarine (saltwater) crocodiles account for the deaths of hundreds of human beings every year. Photo: Anita Ritenour

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