Repelling Reptiles: Magnets Used To Deter Crocs
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne. Here's what we know. Florida wildlife managers wanted to get crocodiles to stay in the wild after relocating them from residential areas, so they're trying something new. They've taped magnets to the crocodiles' heads. The idea is to disrupt the strong homing instincts that keep bringing the toothy beasts back into neighborhoods. Here's what we don't know: How they managed to tape the magnet to a crocodile's head.
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