Huge crocodile is pulled out of the water in Outback Australia amid fear that it will stalk the locals
& # 39; At this size they don't bite you – they EAT you & # 39 ;: giant saltwater crocodile is pulled out of the water in Outback Australia after it has stunned terrified locals and tourists & # 39;
- Huge saltwater crocodile has been removed from the Victoria River in the NT
- The crocodile was stalking locals and tourists washing dishes near a boat ramp
- It has been sent to a croc farm and is likely to be used for breeding or display
Park Rangers have removed a giant saltwater crocodile from the water because of the concern that it was stalking locals and tourists near a popular boat ramp.
The 4.38-meter-long animal was pulled from the Victoria River at Timber Creek in the Northern Territory on Tuesday.
There had been reports that the nearby crocodile was lurking when people were doing the dishes and swimming by the slope.
Park Rangers removed a 4.38 meter long saltwater crocodile from the Victoria River at Timber Creek in Northern Territory on Tuesday
Rangers caught a fall near the driveway on Monday evening and caught the animal the following day.
& # 39; Remember that you are in Croc Country, always be Crocwise & # 39 ;, said NT Parks and Wildlife in a message.
Chief District ranger Michael Kessner asked people to stay vigilant around the Top End waterways.
& # 39; A croc of this size, they will not bite you, they will eat you, & # 39; he said to ABC.
Rangers said that the crocodile, given its size, could be used for breeding or display.
It was sent to a croc farm.
There were reports of people washing dishes and clothes and swimming in the river where the crocodile was lurking
Many social media users were quick to share their own stories about the boat ramp.
& # 39; We camped there .. read the signs .. we stayed mostly & # 39; at night! You could hear them splashing in the water! respect their space, & said a person.
& # 39; Do not wash your plates … use a damp sponge and wipes … otherwise you may also be washing your pants when you see one of these baby & # 39; s. & # 39;
Another person wrote: & # 39; I saw this croc when we did the Victoria River Cruise 2 months ago. The biggest croc we've ever seen.
& # 39; He had fed a cow in the last ten days. I would never get near a river in NT. & # 39;
Rangers said that the crocodile, given its size, could be used for breeding or display
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