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NEPA investigating crocodile incident in St Thomas

Published:Monday | March 25, 2019 | 10:31 AM
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The National Environment and Planning Agency (NEPA) says it has received a report of an incident involving a crocodile in Poor Man Corner, St Thomas.

Since the report, the agency has been in dialogue with the Jamaica Constabulary Force and awaits the completion of its investigation into the incident.

In the interim, the agency’s team has made arrangements to visit the area.

Members of the public are reminded to exercise extreme caution in areas which are known natural crocodile habitats and refrain from interacting with the crocodiles.

NEPA reminds the public to immediately contact the agency at 1-888-991-5005 or 876-754-7540 if crocodiles are seen in areas where they may pose a threat to human life. 

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