Workers in India are moving over 300 crocodiles from their because they are too near a tourist sight. Officials in India's of Gujarat want to move the crocs because they could be a to tourists visiting the new Statue of Unity. The statue opened to the last October. It is 182m high and is the statue in the world. It is next to a , which is also home to many crocodiles. Tourism officials want the giant moved so for tourists can land on the reservoir. If the crocodiles stayed, they could be dangerous and attack tourists. Officials are using cages to catch the animals. Some of them are over 3m long. They are going to a new home in part of Gujarat.
Animal are angry that people are moving the crocodiles. Dr Jitendra Gavali said: "The government is disturbing their and putting their lives at . The government hasn't thought out where it will release the captured crocodiles ." So far, only 17 of the have been caught and moved. The editor of the environmental 'Sanctuary Asia', Bittu Sahgal, said the idea to move the crocodiles was crazy. He tweeted: "Have we lost our minds? As any environmentalist will tell you, this is sheer ." Indian journalist and activist Pritish Nandy said moving the crocodiles could break India's wildlife laws. An official said the crocodiles had to go for " reasons".