Huge crocodile rescued in Sri Lanka

It's thought to be one of the largest ever seen in the country

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Giant crocodile rescued in Sri Lanka

A huge crocodile has been rescued by wildlife officials in Sri Lanka.

The reptile got stuck in a canal leading to the Nilawala River.

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The animal, which is 17-foot long and weighs a tonne, is thought to be one of the largest ever seen in the country.

Thanks to a large tractor the crocodile was able to be returned safely to the river.

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