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Crocodiles and buffaloes displace families in central Mozambique

The district government of Marromeu, in central Mozambique, will transfer 1,500 families threatened by attacks from buffaloes and crocodiles at their places of residence, the leader of the local administration told Lusa on Thursday.

The local authorities recorded the death of three people because of attacks in the first quarter of this year, said Henriqueta de Rosario, the district administrator.

Buffaloes in the Marromeu Special Reserve, in the Zambezi River delta, invade residential areas, forcing the population to take refuge on the islands bathed by that watercourse.

However, as they seek refuge, they face the threat of crocodile attacks . . .

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