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  Thai kid reveals unlikely pet
Updated 29 August 2002, 18.27

Cats, dogs, rabbits and hamsters are all the average animals you'd expect to call a pet.

But what about a crocodile?

10-year-old Wattana Thongjon from Thailand has looked after his "pet" crocodile since he found it in a pond three years ago.

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Too close for comfort prehaps?
Too close for comfort prehaps?
Little did he know Kheng the croc would grow to be a over metre long!

Looking after the reptile is a full time job. Wattana has to wash him, brush his teeth before bedtime and the huge task of feeding the croc.

"Wild animals are easy to find but friendly wild animals are difficult to find. I have raised him to be friendly," he said.

Kheng is not like other crocs though, instead of hanging out at the local swamp, this gentle giant prefers a night in watching TV with his owners.

Well, they do say staying is the new going out!

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