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Australian crocodiles blamed for spate of deaths in Timor-Leste

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Scientists looking into whether reptile migration is behind big rise in number of attacksThe people of Timor-Leste have a crocodile problem.The reptiles are revered in the island, which lies north-west of Australia in the Timor Sea. Residents refer to the animals as “grandfathers” and crocodiles are honoured with shrines around the country. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/11/australian-crocodiles-blamed-for-spate-of-deaths-in-timor-leste

Author : Kate Lyons

Publish date : 2019-06-11 06:51:02

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