Israel faces crocodile conundrum with stranded reptiles

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An Israeli businessman appears to have bitten off more than he can chew with plans for a crocodile farm in a West Bank settlement.

Hundreds of crocodiles have been stranded at the farm in a remote spot in the Jordan Valley – left behind by a pair of failed business ventures.

The crocodiles were brought to the settlement of Petzael in the mid-1990s as a tourist attraction. Ensuing Israeli-Palestinian violence kept visitors away, prompting the crocodiles’ purchase by entrepreneur Gadi Biton, who hoped to sell them for their skin.

But his...


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Israel faces crocodile conundrum with stranded reptiles


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