Monday, 6 May 2013

What happens when 15000 Crocodiles escape from captivity?

  Back in January 2013, a South African reptile farm located along the border of Botswana released 15000--repeat: fifteen thousand--crocodiles into the Limpopo River. After torrential rains caused the Limpopo River to flood, the farm owners decided to open their gates so as to avoid destruction of the walls of their home. Consequently, 15000 crocodiles were let loose into the Limpopo River. Most of the crocodiles were discovered in the brush and water of the surrounding area, while some were found in very unusual places such as a school's rugby field. The son-in-law of the farm owner was reported to have saying, "There used to be only a few crocodiles in the Limpopo River. Now there are a lot." Oh.

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Map of South Africa and Botswana:


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