The school said that a veterinarian at the University of Florida used surgery to remove shoes that were swallowed twice by the same hungry crocodile.
According to information from the University of Florida School of Veterinary Medicine, the 10.5-foot-long, 341-pound Nile crocodile ate seemingly delicious shoes when it fell from the zipper of the St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoo where the reptiles are located in December. Medicine in Gainesville.
The college said that witnesses discovered that Anukt was consuming the shoes, refluxed it, and swallowed again.
“If these shoes suit your hobby… Can you swallow it?”
Gen Anderson, the general curator of the St. Augustine Crocodile Farm Zoo, stated that Walmart’s No. 6.5 women’s sneakers are made of synthetic materials, which means they cannot be digested and can only be left in Anuket. And block the passage from the stomach to the intestine. .
Anderson told NBC News on Tuesday: “If it were leather sandals, that would be another matter.”
She added that if the operation were not performed, the crocodiles would “die very slowly”.
After Anuket was taken to the University of Florida on February 5th, the veterinarian tried various less invasive methods to extract the shoes from the beast without luck.
According to the school, they were eventually forced to undergo “appetizing surgery to get into the crocodile’s stomach easier.”
The school said: “In a very short time, he will be able to take off his shoes.” “After the night, Anukt returned home and has been recuperating in the park ever since.”
According to Anerson, Anuket is at least 34 years old and has a life expectancy of 60 to 80 years.
Ali Costanian Contributed.