So the words "crocodile on the loose" are generally not the most welcome you'll hear, but they are much better than these five: "Nile crocodile on the loose." Unfortunately, you may hear this exact refrain in the Miami area right now, as a Nile croc -- much faster, more vicious, and more people-hungry than the American crocodile -- escaped from a local breeder and is just wandering around, enjoying its freedom. Luckily, it's only three feet long now, but keep in mind it's getting bigger. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission operatives have been directed to shoot to kill. This isn't the first time: Two more Nile crocs were recently captured in the same area.
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