Giant croc makes pit stop at Sarawak tyre shop

This huge crocodile measuring almost 5m in length was found wandering inside a tyre repair shop in Limbang, Sarawak, yesterday. A team of firemen from the local fire and rescue department managed to subdue the giant reptile and capture it alive. The
PHOTO: LIMBANG FIRE AND RESCUE DEPARTMENT

This huge crocodile measuring almost 5m in length was found wandering inside a tyre repair shop in Limbang, Sarawak, yesterday. A team of firemen from the local fire and rescue department managed to subdue the giant reptile and capture it alive. The bound crocodile, which was estimated to weigh a tonne, was hoisted by crane onto a lorry and taken to the Sarawak Forest Department, which will hand it over to the wildlife authorities.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 04, 2017, with the headline 'Giant croc makes pit stop at Sarawak tyre shop'. Subscribe