Researchers delighted by discovery of endangered Siamese crocodiles in Cambodia

Researchers have discovered eight hatchlings of the endangered Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) in the wilds of Cambodia.

The hatchlings were tracked down during the reptiles’ breeding season in the Srepok Wildlife Sanctuary by a team of staff from the Environment Ministry and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a joint statement said.

The rare hatchlings are now under round the clock guard in the sanctuary, which is in the east of the country.

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