Man eating crocodiles captured in Apac, Ngamba island

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The Problem animal management staff from the Community conservation Unit has captured three man-eating crocodiles in Kungu area Apach district near Lake Kyoga which had been disturbing residents for a long time.

According to senior assistant warden Peter Ogwang, the capture of the three Nile crocodiles brings to eight the number of these reptiles captured from this area since 2010.The captured crocodiles which had mauled a number of fishermen and maimed other residents have since been relocated to the Victoria Nile in Murchison Falls National Park.
In a related development, the unit has captured another man eating crocodile from Ngamba island after trapping it and relocated it to Murchison Falls National Park .
Recently, the woman MP for Apac district Ms Lucy Ajok complained to UWA management about the man eating crocodiles giving her constituents sleepless nights. Mr. Ogwang appeals to communities to always report such problems in time for effective interventions.

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