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JAKARTA, INDONESIA - The National Narcotics Agency in Indonesia says crocodiles and piranhas may be used as a substitutes for a prison guard shortage.

The agency even wants to use tigers to keep the prisoners inside.

The idea of surrounding a prison with wild and deadly animals was a joke at first, but then the idea started to get traction when they realized a death-row inmate's chances of being eaten alive could be much higher than escaping.

The agency is possibly looking to get as many as 1,000 crocodiles.  Two from a farm are already being studied for their strength and aggression.