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On the beach of Rio de Janeiro have discovered a baby alligator

November 16 2007

Polutorametrovy shirokomordogo baby caiman found bathers on the beach, a respectable district of Barra da Tijuca "in the western part of town. The nearest beach area was immediately cordoned off.

Once arrived at the scene rescuers, frightened animal ran away to sea, and the final capture of reptiles at the rescue on the water and fire took more than four hours.
According to zoologists, caught an alligator is an endangered mind and lives in fresh water. HE could make to the sea from the nearest bay because of continuing in Rio de Janeiro a few days of torrential rains.

Animal, when caught, have experienced severe stress, have a broken rear paw. Alligator sent to rehab the zoo of Rio de Janeiro, RIA Novosti reported.

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