Crocodile caught behind police station in KwaZulu-Natal

Crocodile caught behind police station in KwaZulu-Natal

A 3.3m adult crocodile was captured on Wednesday night, October 18, at a local South African Police Service (SAPS) station near Mandeni in KwaZulu-Natal.

The police station called for assistance around 22:00 on Wednesday for a crocodile behind the station. A team from IPSS Medical Rescue was dispatched to investigate and found a massive adult crocodile.

Ashton Musgrave, a local with experience safely capturing crocodiles, was called to assist. The crocodile was safely captured and loaded onto the back of a waiting vehicle.

It will be relocated to the Hluhluwe area on Thursday morning.

Crocodile captured near police station in KZN

A 3.3m adult crocodile was captured on Wednesday night, October 18, at a local South African Police Service (SAPS) station near Mandeni in KwaZulu-Natal.

Crocodile to be relocated to Hluhluwe

The crocodile will be relocated to the Hluhluwe area on Thursday morning.

40 crocs feast on pensioner

Earlier this year, an elderly Cambodian man was killed by about 40 crocodiles when he fell into their enclosure in his family’s reptile farm.

Conclusion

Crocodiles are dangerous animals and it is important to be aware of their presence when in areas where they live. If you see a crocodile, do not approach it and contact the authorities immediately.

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