Tuesday, April 20, 2021

crocodile-hunting team

Volunteers mull setting up crocodile hunters group

MUKAH: Volunteers here mull setting up a crocodile hunters group to facilitate proper hunting of the reptiles in Batang Oya. Dalat and Mukah District Council (MDDM) councillor Arini Suhaili said interested individuals who wished to join the group must own...

Two 10-foot long crocs caught

KOTA SAMARAHAN: Two crocodiles were captured by the Samarahan Crocodile Hunters team at the Muara Tuang old ferry port this morning. Muara Tuang assemblyman and the team’s patron Datuk Idris Buang said the reptiles were caught using   hooks and baits...

Daughter yearns for father’s return

KUCHING: "Mum, why did that animal (crocodile) take my father?" This was the haunting question posed to Manisa Musa by her daughter following the disappearance of husband and father Azyan Azhar after he was attacked by a crocodile in Sungai...

Wrong crocodiles, says anguished father of victim

BY BARINA NANI KOTA SAMARAHAN: The crocodiles hauled up to the Muara Tuang ferry point yesterday are “not the ones that grabbed my son Atan,” said Azhar Razali. Azhar, 55, added that he was still reeling from the loss of his...

Croc farming potential source of income

BY AFIEZUL SAMIT KUCHING: Samarahan Crocodile Hunters (SCH), established last December, sees the breeding of crocodiles as a potential source of income. SCH was established to deal with the threat of crocodiles, especially in Sungai Meranek, Kota Samarahan. Its director Datuk Idris...

Mixed opinions on calls for crocodile cull

KUCHING: As human population expands and more tourists travel to croc country, fatalities are bound to increase. Add the ever-increasing population of crocs and it’s a recipe for inevitable disaster. Since the crocodile hunting was banned decades ago, the reptiles have...

Crocodile hunters given permit, licence

KUCHING: The Samarahan Crocodile Hunters team has been issued permission and licence by the Controller of Wild Life to hunt and cull crocodiles. However, this is only allowed when it is believed that the reptiles are a threat to the...

Hunting team formed to look into Samarahan croc menace

KUCHING: A crocodile-hunting team has been formed to put an end to crocodile attacks on humans in Samarahan. Muara Tuang assemblyman Datuk Idris Buang said the team, Samarahan Crocodile Hunters, consists of men in Muara Tuang with skills and experience...
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