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Update | Six more crocodiles were captured after fleeing on a farm in the Western Cape

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Six more crocodiles were captured overnight in the Western Cape.

This happens after an unknown number of young crocodiles have escaped from Bonnie Vale’s farm.

reptiles Escaped from a commercial breeding farm on Wednesday And 20 were recaptured on the same day.

Police, CapeNature, local landowners, and crocodile farm owners worked all day to track the crocodile.

Two of the newly captured crocodiles “sneaked into the dam they are being monitored,” according to James Brentstian, spokesman for the Western Cape Environmental Issues and Development Program MEC Anton Bredel.

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“They don’t go anywhere,” he said.

More traps have been deployed to retrieve the remaining crocodiles.

However, the rest of the crocodiles are likely heading for the nearby Breide River, Stan said.

Reptiles are domestic animals that are accustomed to regular feeding and therefore pose a moderate risk to people.

However, locals should avoid the Breide River 5 km upstream and 5 km downstream from Bonnie Vale.

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Update | Six more crocodiles were captured after fleeing on a farm in the Western Cape

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