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Florida Keys Mayor Wants Crocs Removed From Human Areas
The Reptile Report - The mayor of Islamorada is calling for the state to remove crocodiles from areas populated with people.
“There weren’t any crocs around when I was a kid,” Mayor Michael Reckwerdt said.
Now, the 45-year-old mayor, born and raised in Islamorada, wants them gone from his Florida Keys city.
He said his concerns are on three levels: safety of the area’s children, pets’ safety and the stability of the local economy.
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