Nile crocodiles showing up in South FL

Nov 27, 2012
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Several Nile crocodiles, the kind that will eat humans, have been seen recently in South Florida. Given the danger, federal wildlife officials have granted Florida's shoot-to-kill request.

Source: Bradenton

Wildlife biologist Joe Wasilewski has hauled many scaly creatures out of South Florida lakes, canals and marshes over the years. But the snappish four-footer he snared at the Redland Fruit & Spice Park was an unsettling surprise. It was a young crocodile, but not the typically timid native species.

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