Young crocodiles born in Sweden to be released in parents' former swampy home in Cuba

May 27, 2015 11:13 PM

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Young crocodiles born in Sweden to be released in parents' former swampy home in Cuba

A young Cuban crocodile opens its jaws in a quarantined enclosure at the National Zoo in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Ten young female crocodiles were donated to Cuba by the Skansen Zoo in Stockholm where they were born and will be shortly returned to the Zapata swamp in central Cuba. Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro made a gift of a couple of crocodiles in the 1980's to Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov who donated them to the Zoo in Moscow which in turn donated them to Skansen Zoo. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan) (The Associated Press)

Doctors Alejandro Rodriguez, right, and Hiram Fernandez handle young Cuban crocodiles in a quarantined enclosure at the National Zoo in Havana, Cuba, Wednesday, May 27, 2015. Ten young female crocodiles were donated to Cuba by the Skansen Zoo in Stockholm where they were born and will be shortly ret...

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