Frightened villagers spot giant 8-foot-long crocodile in southern India

Forest officials in the Indian district of Tamilnadu responded to a villager's alert after an 8-foot-long alligator was spotted in the area. It is common to see crocodiles venturing in the village as it's near a forest but locals said they had never seen such a giant creature. The reptile was immediately caught and released in the river.

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