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crocodile

any large, tropical, aquatic lizardlike reptile of the order Crocodilia, possessing a four-chambered heart that is unique in reptiles.

crocodile

large aquatic reptile, member of the family Crocodylidae. Includes the Nile (Crocodylus niloticus), the Marsh or Mugger (C. palustris), the Estuarine or Saltwater (C. porosus), the American (C. acutus), New Guinea (C. novaeguineae) and the West African (Osteolaemus tetraspis) crocodile. Crocodile and alligator farms are now an established means of producing hides for commerce.
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The mugger is described as white, in his early 20s, thin, and about 5ft 7in.
O'Hanlon, who also starred in BBC hit show My Hero, said: "He was an apologetic mugger.
In November, a 67-year-old grandmother was battered to the ground in North Avenue, Westerhope, Newcastle, by two girl muggers.
The mugger struck in Manse Road, in Corstorphine, Edinburgh, around 5pm on Saturday as his victim walked home from a friend's house.
TWO muggers in a car struck twice just minutes apart.
A MAN was knocked to the ground by two muggers who made off with his cash.
Police said the mugger ran up from behind and wrenched a shopping bag from her arm, causing her to spin around and almost fall.
The mugger snatched the bag Linda had been using as a poop scoop to clean up after her pet.
Incredibly it took six weeks for mobile phone company One 2 One to cut off the mugger.
A LONE mugger confronted a group of five people - and robbed three of them.
But I suspect that such "distraction activity" will only attract the unwanted attention of the mugger, leaving Mr Have-a-Go at grave physcal risk.