Shanghai, Aug 7 (IANS) There was panic when a 1.5-metre-long crocodile was found in a creek in a suburban residential area in this Chinese business hub.
Animal protection authorities caught the crocodile Monday in the Pudong New Area, the third one this year, the Shanghai Daily reported Tuesday.
The crocodile was seen in a creek near a supermarket on Changqing Road in Pudong. The unusual scene attracted many people to a bridge to watch.
An official said they used a big fishing net to catch the animal. Police are investigating where it came from.