Phuket authority warns public of crocodile sighting near Ao Chalong Pier


Residents near Ao Chalong Pier in Muang district in Phuket were on Sunday alerted to the sighting of a crocodile on Saturday at around 3 pm, the Nation reported.

“We advise operators of boat services and general public to exercise extra caution when entering the pier area, either to park their boats or for other activities,” said Natchaphong Pranit, acting director of Phuket Port Authority Office. “If you find or have information about the crocodile, please contact hotline 1199 or tel 076-391-174.”

Set on Chalong Bay, Ao Chalong Pier is Phuket’s main boat anchorage. It is a popular spot for tourists as boats can be chartered here to visit smaller islands for diving and snorkeling trips.

Source: The Nation

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