Maldives National Defence Force (MNDF) has said that a crocodile had been found by Male’ Atoll Helengeli Resort on Wednesday.
MNDF said that the three-foot crocodile was captured at around 1:15 am (Thursday morning), and that it is presently under the care of the Coast Guard.
The officer said that the crocodile will be donated to children’s playground ‘Kudakudhinge Bageecha’ in Male’.
A large crocodile is being looked after by MNDF at Kudakudhinge Bageecha presently as well. Crocodiles are seldom seen in Maldives territory.