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Facebook communities [in Greek]

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Sifis Crocodilakis
[Σήφης Κροκοδειλάκης] (2015) Retrieved from [URL]
Sifis the Crocodile
[Σήφης ο κροκόδειλος] (2015) Retrieved from [URL]
Sifis the Crocodile and His Friends
[Ο Σήφης ο κροκόδειλος και οι φίλοι του] (2015) Retrieved from [URL]
The Crocodile of Amari Should Remain in the Potami Dam
[Να παραμείνει ο κροκόδειλος του Αμαρίου στο Φράγμα των Ποταμών] (2015) Retrieved from [URL]

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In Crete stays “Sifis” the crocodile (?), who may not be alone
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