In Brief

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 August, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 22 August, 2005, 12:00am

Escaped crocodile gives swimmers a scare


A crocodile escaped from a private wildlife park and swam to a popular sea resort in Beihai city , Guangxi , scaring swimmers. A woman panicked after she thought she saw a shark while swimming off the city's famous Silver Beach. Lifeguards managed to capture the animal after three hours. The crocodile ran away from a private wildlife park which has been closed for auction. City mayor Tang Chengliang ordered an investigation. Staff Reporter