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Published:January 23rd, 2011 14:26 EST
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Gena The Crocodile Gets Sick After Swallowing A Cell Phone

By Robert Paul Reyes

"A crocodile in Ukraine who swallowed a cell phone has refused to touch his food for a month and attempts to prompt nature to take its course have so far failed, vets said Saturday.

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The Nile crocodile named Gena, who will turn 15 next month, swallowed the phone when a visitor tried to take a picture of him in late December. The ring tone could be heard from inside the reptile for several days afterwards."

AFP

Isn`t there an app for that?

A crocodile will eat just about anything, it`s interesting that the poor creature is having such a hard time digesting a cell phone. Maybe it`s a mobile phone that contains pics of Brett Favre`s Johnson, and that`s too much for any human or croc to handle.

The staff at the aquarium gave Gena laxatives injected in quail to induce a bowel movement, to no avail. Desperate times call for desperate measures, it`s time to bring Glenn Beck and John Boehner to hold a marathon crying session by Gena`s tank. If that doesn`t induce Gena to throw up the phone, nothing will.

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