corocodiles http://wlrn.org en Yikes! 15,000 Crocodiles Escape Farm In South Africa, Area Evacuated http://wlrn.org/post/yikes-15000-crocodiles-escape-farm-south-africa-area-evacuated As flood waters rose Sunday, a South African crocodile farmer near the border with Botswana was forced to open his gates to prevent a storm surge from destroying the property.<p>And, no, this isn't the plot of some horror flick:<p>About 15,000 crocodiles escaped, <a href="http://www.beeld.com/Suid-Afrika/Nuus/15-000-krokodille-los-20130123" target="_blank">according to the local newspaper</a>, <em>Beeld</em>.<p><a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2013/jan/24/thousands-crocodiles-loose-south-africa" target="_blank"><em>The Guardian</em> writes</a> that "although 'a few thousand' have since Thu, 24 Jan 2013 19:58:57 +0000 Mark Memmott 8257 at http://wlrn.org Yikes! 15,000 Crocodiles Escape Farm In South Africa, Area Evacuated