|Crocodile that bit 2 swimmers dies during capture|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
CORAL GABLES — An American crocodile suspected of biting two swimmers in a South Florida canal has died.
Wildlife officials say the croc named Pancho died Friday morning while fighting capture by two trappers.
Florida Fish and Wildlife spokesman Jorge Pino told the Miami Herald the 12-foot, 300 pound crocodile died on shore after being retained. Pino says the body was taken to a state facility for evaluation.
The hunt for Pancho attracted a half-dozen trappers.
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