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Monday 28 July 2014

Crocodile found in shopping centre

Published 11/04/2014|10:02

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A crocodile was captured wandering outside a pet store in a California shopping centre.

Don't shed any tears for a crocodile that was captured wandering outside a pet store in a northern California shopping centre.

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Wildlife officials took custody of the croc and are feeding it rainbow trout . They are likely to donate it to a zoo.

Police said the crocodile was apparently left outside the Roseville store by someone who did not want it anymore.

The animal had grown to 4 feet long and its jaws had been wrapped shut with heavy-duty tape.

There was a note identifying it as a Nile crocodile and requesting someone "call rescue".

Police said no one was hurt when the animal was picked up with the help of a catch pole typically used to capture stray dogs.

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