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'. Print Edition | Subscribe