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PHUKET: Swimmers at Kata Beach were shocked when a monitor lizard joined them for a swim yesterday afternoon.

Panic soon turned to amusement for the crowd of tourists who gathered to get a glimpse of the native wildlife as they began snapping photos.

The lizard complied with their wishes for awhile, but then crawled off to a nearby brook.

— Kritsada Mueanhawong

 

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