About 40 crocodiles killed a Cambodian man on Friday after he fell into their enclosure on his household’s reptile farm, police mentioned.
The 72-year-old was attempting to maneuver a crocodile out of a cage the place it had laid eggs when it grabbed the stick he was utilizing as a goad and pulled him in.
The primary group of reptiles then set about him, tearing his physique to items and leaving the concrete enclosure on the farm in Siem Reap awash with blood.
“Whereas he was chasing a crocodile out of an egg-laying cage, the crocodile attacked the stick, inflicting him to fall into the enclosure,” Mey Savry, police chief of Siem Reap commune, informed AFP.
“Then different crocodiles pounced, attacking him till he was useless,” he mentioned, including that the stays of the person’s physique had been coated with chew marks.
He mentioned one of many man’s arms was bitten off and swallowed by the crocodiles.
A two-year-old woman was killed and eaten by crocodiles in 2019 when she wandered into her household’s reptile farm in the identical village, the police chief mentioned.
There are a variety of crocodile farms round Siem Reap, the gateway metropolis to the famed ruins of Angkor Wat.
The reptiles are stored for his or her eggs, skins and meat in addition to the commerce of their younger.
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