Hirunews Logo
Deadly+crocodile+in+the+Nilwala+River+caught
Sunday, 15 April 2012 - 12:29
Deadly crocodile in the Nilwala River caught
41

Shares
5,015

Views

Wildlife officials have caught the crocodile in the Nilwala River in Matara which had previously grabbed 02 innocent human lives.

The Director General of Wildlife H.B. Ratnayake stated that this crocodile was caught last night to a trap which was set at Kuda-duwa in North Malimbada.

It is reported that this deadly crocodile is 12 feet long.

During the past several weeks, a mother of 03 children in Kadduwa and an 18 year old student in Kuda-duwa died due to being attacked by this crocodile.

The Minister of Agrarian Services and Wildlife S.M. Chandrasena stated that there are approximately 70 crocodiles in the Nilwala River.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
307 Views
10,165 Views
4,732 Views
3,704 Views
239 Views
5,427 Views
Top