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15,000 Crocodiles Escape Fashion-Industry Farm in Africa

Crocodile (Crocodylus Acutus) remain in a pond in San Manuel, Cortes department, 200 Km north of Tegucigalpa on October 17, 2012. Private entrepreneurs started the raising of crocodriles to export their skin and meat to the United States and Europe. AFP PHOTO / Orlando SIERRA (Photo credit should read ORLANDO SIERRA/AFP/Getty Images)

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Nearly 15,000 crocodiles raised for the fashion industry made a run for it during massive African floods this week.