Tags : Crocodile


Drone used in search for Phuket crocodile

PHUKET: The hunt for a crocodile sighted in the sea at Ao Chalong on Saturday continued on Monday. The Marine Office issued an alert on Sunday, advising caution for boat operators and passengers, as well as swimmers in the bay and nearby areas. Full story: Bangkok Post Achadtaya Chuenniran BANGKOK POSTRead More


Indonesian Boy’s Body Cut Out of Crocodile’s Stomach

An eight-year-old boy’s body was cut out from the stomach of a crocodile in Indonesia a day after he was swallowed. Dimas Mulkan Saputra was fishing with his father when the crocodile dragged the child away, according to the Daily Mail. The father caught up with the crocodile by swimming and hit him in an […]Read More


Strict Control Ordered on Crocodile Farms to Stop Escape

BANGKOK, Nov 19 (TNA) – The director-general of the Department of Fisheries ordered his subordinates to strictly check crocodile farms nationwide to prevent the animals from escaping into public waterways. Meesak Pakdeekong, the director-general, said he made the order after people saw crocodiles in public waterways in Kamphaengsaen district of Nakhon Pathom province on Oct […]Read More


Crocodile Spotted off Narathiwat Beach

NARATHIWAT, Feb 20 (TNA) – A crocodile was spotted off Narathat beach in Narathiwat, prompting local authorities to impose a swimming ban for the safety of tourists. A villager reported a crocodile sighting yesterday to the local fisheries office. Full story: tnamcot.com TNARead More


Phuket’s crocodile caught at Layan Beach

Phuket’s elusive crocodile has finally been caught at Layan Beach. The ‘Yanui’ crocodile (named by local Phuket reporters after the original beach it was sighted) has been caught at Layan Beach early today after more than ten days of search operations, sightings, drone photos and lots of people pointing out to sea. The crocodile was […]Read More


Phuket: Unauthorized crocodile owners to report themselves by Aug 10

PHUKET, 26th July 2018 (NNT) – Owners of crocodiles in Phuket province are required to register with the provincial authorities before August 10th, 2018, or they would face legal action. The Governor of Phuket, Norapat Plodthong, said on Thursday (July 26th) that the province has issued an announcement notifying crocodile owners who have yet to […]Read More


Swimming at Phuket beaches still allowed, confirms lifeguards

PHUKET: Swimming is not banned at all beaches in Phuket today (July 25), The Phuket News has confirmed. The confusion follows a report posted online by an English-language news portal yesterday (July 24) quoting the Governor as saying, “Swimmers have been banned on every beach until the crocodile is caught”. Full story: thephuketnews.com By Sirapisit […]Read More


Crocodile escapes capture on Karon beach

Crocodile hunters tried unsuccessfully to capture a crocodile found on the beach in Muang district of Phuket early this morning. The crocodile, which was believed to be the same one first sighted in the sea off Nai Han beach earlier last week, was spotted at about 3.20 am today beaching near Wongwien Karon in Muang […]Read More