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Playa del Carmen firemen help relocate roaming crocodile

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A crocodile of about 15 kilograms in weight was removed by firefighters from a property located next to federal highway in Playa del Carmen.

The crocodile was spotted by staff of a hardware store next to a fence in front of Punta Maroma. Staff called local authorities to deal with the reptile. Several firemen along with personnel from the Environment Department of Solidaridad helped in the task of capturing and relocating the male croc.

He was moved to la Procuraduría Federal de Protección al Ambiente (Profepa) who will move him to a nearby sanctuary.