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    Floods Reveal Bangkok Crocodiles

    Local residents paddle a boat through floodwaters in Bangkok on November 25, 2011. Thailand's worst floods in half a century, triggered by months of unusually heavy monsoon rains, are still affecting 18 provinces, including Bangkok, and 5.4 million people. AFP PHOTO/ PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL (Photo credit should read PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Thailand's capital, Bangkok, has already been hit with its worst flooding in 50 years—and now it has to deal with huge crocodiles and poisonous snakes? Special teams from the Thai Fisheries Department have had to respond to numerous reports about crocodiles that have either escaped from the country's estimated 3,000 croc farms or moved into the city's outskirts as residents move out. But some of the reports could have been about giant monitor lizards, which are generally harmless. Calls about some of the world's most poisonous snakes have also spiked.

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