Killer crocodile captured in Delthara
Wildlife officials succeeded in capturing killer crocodile in the Delthara stream which had devoured a number of cattle and dogs in Delthara, Piliyandala.
When an inquiry was made about the sudden disappearance of a number of cattle and dogs in the area during the past few days, it was revealed that it was this crocodile which had eaten them.
Based on a notification made to the Wildlife department by area residents, they set up a cage in the stream and managed to capture the crocodile alive. The crocodile was around 13 feet in length.
Wildlife Department’s Attidiya wildlife hospital officers took the crocodile away.
A large crowd had arrived to get a glimpse of this crocodile.