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Beware of crocodiles in Matara

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Residents living along the Nilwala River in Matara had been advised to be vigilant of crocodiles after several were spotted inside houses affected by the floods.

Wild Life and Sustainable Development Minister Gamini Jayawickrama Perera said wild life officials had been informed of the danger and were on standby for assistance.  

Residents can contact wildlife officials via 0112 888585 or 1992 hotlines for assistance if any crocodile are spotted.(Chamil Rupasinghe)

  Comments - 8

  • AMTON Tuesday, 30 May 2017 03:10 PM


    Casanova Tuesday, 30 May 2017 03:40 PM

    Yes we very well aware about that area and of course the Hambantota.

    ceylon Tuesday, 30 May 2017 04:04 PM

    more becarefull of human crocodiles.others tragedy theirs opportunity to lootrob. via DM Android App

    nimal Tuesday, 30 May 2017 04:11 PM

    we have had experience in handling matara crockediles for 10 years and they are more tougher than these via DM Android App

    dinesh Tuesday, 30 May 2017 04:16 PM

    mora giya kimbula awa. via DM Android App

    kumaran Tuesday, 30 May 2017 04:54 PM

    But please dont shoot them. We value animal life more than human.

    cha Wednesday, 31 May 2017 05:17 AM

    dont fear these crocodiles. the .out fearsome one has gone to the USA for a holiday. via DM Android App

    Kadiya Wednesday, 31 May 2017 06:32 AM

    And beware of crocodile tears of the Joint Opposition!!!

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