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The Israeli authorities fear international conflict because of the escaped crocodiles. About it reports Sky News.
Animals about 20 years ago was taken to the valley of the Jordan river that divides Israel and the West Bank of the Jordan river is part of the Palestinian authority. It was assumed that they will attract tourists to the area, but these plans did not materialize because of conflicts between Israelis and Palestinians.
As the channel, crocodiles continue to live and breed permanently in a closed farm. There are fears that the area will soon be thousands of animals.
“I don’t want to think what would happen if the crocodiles will flee and fall into the Jordan river — this will provoke an international conflict,” — said the Chairman of the regional Council of the Jordan valley David Elhani.
Now on the farm remains one worker, who feeds the crocodiles, but his efforts are not enough to keep the animals. Due to the latest escape, which was attended by 70 reptiles, it was necessary to organize a three-day hunt.
Office of the government of Israel for the coordination of activities in the disputed territories said that looking for ways to solve problems, to prevent the crocodiles from the river Jordan.
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