Oddities News Archive - June 27, 2008
A Texas eighth-grader was charged Thursday with killing the baby boy she gave birth to in a school toilet. Prosecutors had not yet decided whether to charge the 14-year-old as an adult or a juvenile, the Houston Chronicle reported.
By Kathy Marks Not much happens in the Northern Territory town of Noonamah (population 483), so when a crocodile wandered into the pub car park, the drinkers invited it in. It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft.
It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft. This one was still a baby at 2ft and appeared friendly, but the folk in the Noonamah Tavern played it safe and taped its mouth. Sarah Sparre, the barmaid, said: "It's not every day you see something like that.
- A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.