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Crocodile panics passengers on board of Egyptian plane

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A young crocodile havig the size of 27 inch strolled in the passenger area of an Egyptian aircraft and caused panic among the passengers, reports the Egyptian media. The plane was flyin gfrom Abu Dhabi to the capital of Egypt Cairo.

According to sources in the Cairo International Airport, during the flight, passengers of the Egyptian airlines saw in horror how a baby crocodile was walking between the chairs during the mid air flight. They started panicking, screaming and jumping up from their seats. The crew of the aircraft managed to catch the crocodile with difficulty and restored order on board.

Upon arrival at Cairo airport crocodile was handed over to the staff of veterinary service. The veterinarians will now transmit the animal to the Cairo Zoo after the quarantine time is passed.

The Mystery of the appearance of a crocodile in the cabin of a flying airplane remains unrevealed. All passengers unanimously denied involvement in the incident, said RIA Novosti.

In August of 2007 there was another similar incident. The custom officials, in a luggage flying from Egypt to Saudi Arabia, found 250young crocodiles, snakes and chameleons. they currently are all confiscated and live a comfortable life in Cairo Zoo.

By Armen Hareyan
Materials from and RIA Novosti are used int his report.

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