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Crocodile makes waves on Goa beach, stray dogs chase it off

Tourists in the resort of Mapusa in Goa got a surprise wake up call today when a crocodile strayed onto Morjim beach.

A crocodile cooling off on a canal bank in Goa
A crocodile cooling off on a canal bank in Goa Image by Sam Leech / CC BY-SA 2.0

A local resident took several photos of the wandering croc, thought to have entered the ocean from a nearby river, before stray dogs chased the reptile back into the water. Visitors to the beach have been urged to be cautious following the sighting, particularly at dawn and dusk. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com