. . . that a failed Israeli project might be useful for US border security.
One thousand crocodiles have been left homeless in the war-torn West Bank after a man's failed bid to open a tourist attraction.
The ill-fated attraction is causing a huge headache for authorities, as the 'escape artist' creatures are stranded with nowhere to go.
Israel's Defense Ministry was forced to admit it had no idea what to do with the snappy reptiles.
The Petza'el farm was originally set up with the intention of bringing holidaymakers to the region more than 20 years ago.
However, this went badly wrong.
War meant that tourists stayed away, and the government had to step in back in 2012, when 70 crocodiles managed to escape.
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In a statement, the Civil Adminstration department said: “The Civil Administration continues to work to solve the issue of the crocodiles. To our sorrow, despite the repeated attempts, we have not yet found a suitable place."
There's more at the link.
As a former African boy, I'm here to tell you, crocodiles will make you think several times before crossing a river. They may (they should!) persuade you to stay out of it altogether! If President Trump were to offer these abandoned crocs a "mercy flight" to the Rio Grande River in Texas, it might solve part of the USA's illegal alien problem in no time at all . . .
(South Africa has found the same thing with prides of lions in the Kruger National Park. Local opinion is largely unsympathetic to the illegal aliens, something along the lines of, "Hey, the lions have to eat, too!")