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Saltwater crocodile count rises in Bhitarkanika

Of the 1,793 estuarine crocodiles sighted during the annual census, 20 are albinos

published on : 14th January 2023
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Marginal rise in Similipal crocodile count

Regional chief conservator of forest (RCCF) and field director of Similipal Tiger Reserve T Ashok Kumar said trained forest personnel along with range officers and ACFs conducted the census.

published on : 11th January 2023
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Mugger crocodile count up in Ghodahada 

At least 81 muggers have been counted in Ghodahada wetland during the annual census conducted from January 6 to 8. The number of muggers was 76 in 2022.

published on : 10th January 2023
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Locals lock crocodile breeding centre protesting ‘apathy’

The protesters locked the main entrance of the centre for more than two hours in the morning.  

published on : 7th January 2023
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Mysuru sewage farm home to at least 10 crocs

It is also suspected that as there was fish-rearing happening at the place some years ago, the crocs might have been inhabiting the place since then.

published on : 2nd December 2022
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Giant crocodile found dead with plastic trash in stomach

The male crocodile was found in Hansua river near Bijulia village on Sunday. Forest personnel rushed to the village and retrieved the dead crocodile floating in the river.

published on : 29th November 2022
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Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile review: Javier Bardem props up a half-hearted attempt at heartwarming musical-comedy

While the central theme of the film is how Lyle finds his voice and courage to go on stage by connecting with people, the film itself fails to connect with us.

published on : 11th November 2022
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Odisha: K’para farmer fights off crocodile with sickle, injured

A 35-year-old farmer escaped from the jaws of a crocodile by fighting it off with a sickle at Baradia village in Rajkanika block here on Sunday evening.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Aditya Narayan lends his voice for Hindi version of 'Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile'

"Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile" follows the Primm family who moves to New York City where their young son Josh struggles to adapt to his new school and new friends.

published on : 21st October 2022
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Mysterious crocodile Babiya no more, devotees flow to Ananthapura temple in Kerala

For many decades, the presence of the crocodile, which eats only vegetarian food given by the devotees and temple officials, in the lake near the temple, was attracting many devotees.

published on : 10th October 2022
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17-year-old girl untraceable after crocodile attack in Bhitarkanika

In July, a 62-year-old fisherman Nagamani Mallick of Kiarabanka village within the park was killed by a crocodile while he was fishing in the river. 

published on : 9th October 2022
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Record 3,700 crocodiles born in Bhitarkanika National Park

Herpetologist and wildlife researcher Dr Sudhakar Kar said the nests, made of mangrove twigs, leaves, mud, etc were sighted in the park.

published on : 1st September 2022
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Odisha: 38 baby crocodiles released in Bhitarkanika National Park

Range officer of the park, Manas Das said in 2018, the eggs were kept in a hatchery for proper ventilation and to ensure suitable conditions for hatching.

published on : 26th August 2022
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Crocodile fear grips two blocks in Odisha's Jajpur

Panic gripped several villages of Jajpur and Dasarathpur blocks after crocodiles were reportedly spotted in floodwater. 

published on : 19th August 2022
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MP: Villagers capture crocodile insisting it swallowed boy bathing in river

A team from the police and forest department rescued the reptile captured by residents of Rijhenta village on Monday, an official said.

published on : 12th July 2022
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Dragged into river by crocodile, woman narrowly escapes

Soudamini Samal was washing utensils in Kandianala river when an eight-foot long crocodile dragged her deep into the water. This is the fourth crocodile attack including two fatal ones within a month.

published on : 17th June 2022
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Caution boards to alert visitors along crocodile-infested Kali river stretch in Karnataka

Three persons died in crocodile attacks in the river in Dandeli this year leading to the forest department paying increased attention to this particular patch of river. 

published on : 13th June 2022
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Boy fights off crocodile with bare hands near Odisha's Bhitarkanika National Park

The estuarine crocodile grabbed his legs and tried to drag him deep into the river but he started fighting off the reptile.

published on : 31st May 2022
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Second death in a month due to crocodile attack  

As per onlookers, the woman identified as Janaki Jena, wife of Kailash Jena, was dragged by a crocodile while she was washing utensils in the river on the fateful evening.

published on : 28th May 2022
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Conservationists rejoice as 30 more gharials hatch in Odisha's Satkosia gorge

A team from Nandankanan zoo, that has been implementing the ambitious 'gharial species recovery programme' to restore population of the fish-eating crocodile in Mahanadi.

published on : 12th May 2022
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