Elderly Swede bitten by Fidel Castro’s crocodile

Elderly Swede bitten by Fidel Castro’s crocodile

An aquarium visitor ended up in hospital after being bitten by a crocodile, which once belonged to the late Cuban leader.

The incident happened on Tuesday, when a man, in his 70s, has been visiting the Skansen Aquarium in Stockholm, when he put his arm “on the wrong side of the security glass” and got bitten, BBC writes.

Other visitors used napkins to stop the bleeding while waiting for an ambulance, which took the victim to hospital.

The crocodile responsible for attacking the elderly man is one of the two , which once belonged to Fidel Castro. The iconic leader gifted them both to Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Shatalov in the 1970s. He, in turn, passed Castro and Hillary on to Moscow’s zoo and from there they were sent to Stockholm.

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