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Residents Mistake Rubber Tire for Crocodile in Surrey


Photo: Surrey RCMP / Twitter

The Surrey RCMP had quite an interesting weekend.

The mounties were called twice to a marsh off Highway 17 and 104 after receiving reports of a crocodile swimming in the murky water.

What a couple people thought was a crocodile actually turned out to be a blown truck tire.

Locals can sleep soundly at night knowing that metro Vancouver’s temperature can’t support crocodiles or alligators.

However, residents are reminded to report any suspicious wildlife they may come across in their neighbourhood.

People are also warned not to get close to any wildlife. In May, a sea lion dragged a young girl into the Steveston waters after she sat down on the edge of the dock.

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