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Trap to catch Colombo crocodiles

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Department of Wildlife has set a trap to catch crocodiles that has made the people in Colombo terrified in recent times.

The trap is set up in one part of the Galle Face sea area which they suspect to be an opening for the crocodiles to enter the seas. It trap has been set up with a piece of meat to attract the crocodiles, which have been placed in two areas of the said water mouth.

The crocodiles have been roughly located near the Beira Lake water mouth.

A 58-year-old diver from Ratmalana had also been attacked by a saltwater crocodile while diving off the coast of Dehiwala on 3 January.

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