SFC CULLING OPERATION IN BETONG YIELDED TWO CROCODILES

BETONG, 3 February 2018- The State’s crocodile culling programme undertaken by SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation (SFC) is forging ahead as the corporation’s Swift Wildlife Action Team (SWAT) pulled off another successful crocodile culling operation, this time at Batang Rimbas, Kampung Dit, Betong.

“In this operation scheduled for 9 days (Jan 31 to Feb 8) , we have managed to cull two big crocodiles measuring at 3.7 metre and 2.6 metre respectively in length in only four days of operation,” said a statement issued by SFC today.

“13 baited ‘hook-and-line’ traps have been set up along the 6 km stretch of the said river and two crocs finally took the baits. The crocs were culled near the site where the last crocodile attack at the area was reported and the carcasses will be buried,” the statement added.