When I arrived at school this morning there was a buzz amongst the learners and teachers. Immediately, Mr. Dennis ran over to tell me that there was a dead crocodile on the bank of the river by the school.
Needless to say, it was the talk of the village. The crocodile, not fully grown, was shot by a local fisherman in a dugout canoe. Apparently it is legal to shoot them here as the population has recently exploded and they are becoming extremely dangerous to villagers. While most of my learners have seen a live crocodile in the river at some point, being able to see one up close and touch it was very exciting for them…and for me!