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#Crocodile

From TheJournal.ie Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome Burkina Faso

Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome

According to local legend, the startling relationship with the predators dates back to at least the 15th century.

From TheJournal.ie 53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines Palawan

53-year-old man killed by crocodile during tropical storm in the Philippines

When the man’s body was found, he was still being eaten by the crocodile.

From TheJournal.ie A British journalist was killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka Lagoon

A British journalist was killed by a crocodile while holidaying in Sri Lanka

Paul McLean was on a beach and it’s believed he stumbled into an area infested with crocodiles.

From TheJournal.ie DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles' Zimbabwe

DNA tests confirm remains of missing South African hunter 'found in crocodiles'

Scott Van Zyl went missing during a hunting expedition last week.

From TheJournal.ie Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head Croc-y Balboa

Australian teen who jumped into river for dare escapes crocodile attack by punching it in the head

He had jumped into the river as a dare while “revelling with friends”.

From TheJournal.ie As the North votes, why do Sinn Féin keep going on (and on) about crocodiles? Snap Election
From TheJournal.ie "Savage behaviour": Crocodile stoned to death by visitors at Tunisia zoo Animal Abuse

"Savage behaviour": Crocodile stoned to death by visitors at Tunisia zoo

The animal died after being hit on the head by two large rocks.

From TheJournal.ie Woman bitten by crocodile after trying to get a selfie with it In A While

Woman bitten by crocodile after trying to get a selfie with it

“I guess that she wanted to see it for real.”

From TheJournal.ie Man fights off crocodile with bare hands Costa Rica

Man fights off crocodile with bare hands

His friend suffered serious injuries in the attack.

From TheJournal.ie Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment Dragged Away

Woman dragged away by crocodile in Australia was celebrating friend's cancer treatment

An Australian MP has called for crocodile hunting safaris to bring down the population of the animals.

From TheJournal.ie Woman feared dead after being dragged underwater by crocodile on Australian beach Deadly Struggle This post contains videos

Woman feared dead after being dragged underwater by crocodile on Australian beach

A local politician has blamed the attack on “human stupidity”.

From TheJournal.ie Man wakes up to find 8-foot crocodile in his swimming pool Dear God

Man wakes up to find 8-foot crocodile in his swimming pool

Not the best way to start the day.

From TheJournal.ie This terrifying video shows a crocodile propelling itself out of the water with ITS TAIL Take A Break

This terrifying video shows a crocodile propelling itself out of the water with ITS TAIL

Warning: Don’t watch this before bedtime.

From The42 Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary Animals This post contains videos

Donegal undone by spirit of The Clones Crocodile, according to RTÉ commentary

‘That’s not a System. This is a System.’

From TheJournal.ie A man was eaten by a crocodile in Australia while boating with his family

A man was eaten by a crocodile in Australia while boating with his family

Since the introduction of protection laws, the crocodile population in Australia has grown to 75,000-100,000.

From TheJournal.ie 11-year-old boy eaten by crocodile in Papua New Guinea Cold Blooded

11-year-old boy eaten by crocodile in Papua New Guinea

The boy’s limbs were found inside the crocodile and his head was discovered nearby.

From TheJournal.ie Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle Cold Blooded This post contains videos

Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle

“When you actually looked at the snake, you could actually see the crocodile’s ridges, legs and everything inside its belly,” a witness said.

From TheJournal.ie Crocodile snatches 12-year-old boy in Australia Missing

Crocodile snatches 12-year-old boy in Australia

The boy was swimming with friends when he was attacked by the crocodile. Another boy was bitten on the arm.

Crocodile sneaks up on distracted tour guide in terrifying video

File under ‘lucky escape’.

From TheJournal.ie Frenchman fights off crocodile in Australia after it latches onto his head Crocodile Hunter

Frenchman fights off crocodile in Australia after it latches onto his head

After fighting off the crocodile the man made it to shore and was rushed to hospital with bite marks to his head, neck and shoulders.

From TheJournal.ie Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile Killer Croc

Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile

Lolong – who was over 20 feet long – was suspected of killing several townspeople before being found dead on Sunday.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Giant crocodile head washes up on beach What The... This post contains videos

VIDEO: Giant crocodile head washes up on beach

It’s thought the huge animal may have been killed by an (even bigger?) shark.

Slash, the Python and Tinkerbell the Koala – a true story Guns N' Roses This post contains images

Slash, the Python and Tinkerbell the Koala – a true story

There’s a crocodile in the mix as well.

From TheJournal.ie Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world* Scaled Up This post contains images

Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world*

*In captivity, that is – locals in the Philippines fear there may be an even bigger one out there.

From TheJournal.ie Ten-year-old girl eaten by crocodile as father looked on Crocodile Attack

Ten-year-old girl eaten by crocodile as father looked on

Only pieces of the girl’s clothing were found after the reptile attacked near a river in Indonesia.

Unwelcome guest: Crocodile wanders into family living room

Resident Jo Dodd said she suspected the croc may have been stalking the family dog…

WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps Amazing This post contains videos

WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps

The Australian 22-year-old swam to safety after falling into the Zambesi River in Zimbabwe despite her two feet being tied together.

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest Killer Croc This post contains videos

21-foot 'man-eating' crocodile caught in Philippines may be world's largest

The colossal croc weighs a tonne, literally, but was caught by villagers on Saturday and has quickly become an internet hit.

How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile

Locals in Cairns found the urban myth of reptiles in the underground sewage system is true.

Crocodile faces surgery after eating phone

Crocodile faces surgery after eating phone

A 14-year-old crocodile may need life-saving surgery after eating a mobile phone.

From TheJournal.ie Crocodile blamed for plane crash DRC Plane Crash

Crocodile blamed for plane crash

Twenty passengers died when the DRC plane crashed in August. The sole survivor blamed a loose crocdile.