Sri Lankan wildlife department officials rescued one of the largest crocodiles ever seen on the island after it got stuck in a canal while looking for food.
The reptile found in the southern city of Matara was believed to weigh close to a ton and measured 17 feet long, local media reported.
'We found a similar size crocodile four, five months back in the Polathumodrara river. This is the maximum these type of crocodiles grow,' said environmentalist Uppala Jayatissa.
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