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Court fines farmer $8,000 for killing 100-year-old crocodile

An Australian farmer who shot dead an “iconic” 100-year-old crocodile because he was “sick of losing cattle” has been fined $8,000 (10,000 Australian dollars).

90-year old tourist killed in Zimbabwe crocodile attack

A nine-year-old tourist was killed and another tourist left on life support when crocodiles attacked them as they paddled an inflatable boat in Zimbabwe’s Matopos National Park, a parks official said on Friday.

Man orders crocodiles online, receives photos instead

A man who paid $227 to buy two crocodiles online that he planned to cook, was shocked when he received two photos of the reptiles instead.

At least 7 people killed by crocodiles in Rwanda

Residents in Rwanda's capital say seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month.


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