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Thu 05 Jan 2006

14 Dec 2005 - Crocodile from Kranji released at Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve

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A 1.6 metre Estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) weighing 8 kg was caught at Sungei Kranji on 14th December 2005 at 2.00pm by foreign workers. Vilma D'Rozario of the Nature Society (Singapore) was informed and she informed National Parks Board. Staff of Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserve collected the crododile and released it into the reserve.

Despite this and other reports of crocodiles in Sungei Buloh, you still have to be pretty lucky to see one (see WK Cheah's photo from 2004). If you do see one, and take photos, do share it with the rest of us!

Thanks to Tay Soon Lian and Vilma D'Rozario for the updates and photos!

Photos courtesy of Tay Soon Lian, Sungei Buloh Wetlands Reserves, Nartional Parks Board.

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