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Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia
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Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia

Feb 4th 2019, 9:22 AM 30,024 Views 21 Comments

Police confirmed that crocodiles have been reported in flood waters in parts of Townsville.

Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia
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# Sulawesi

Woman mauled to death by pet crocodile in Indonesia

Jan 17th 2019, 7:22 AM 37,491 Views 21 Comments

The pet was owned illegally and has been transferred to a conservation area.

Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome
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# Burkina Faso

Sacred snappers: The village where crocodiles are welcome

Jun 23rd 2018, 10:00 AM 10,517 Views 12 Comments

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

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

Dec 23rd 2017, 3:08 PM 14,550 Views 18 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 15th 2017, 7:56 AM 24,828 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Apr 20th 2017, 9:46 PM 29,857 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

Mar 20th 2017, 10:25 PM 25,064 Views 32 Comments

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

As the North votes, why do Sinn Féin keep going on (and on) about crocodiles?
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# Snap Election

As the North votes, why do Sinn Féin keep going on (and on) about crocodiles?

Mar 2nd 2017, 2:37 PM 19,768 Views 21 Comments

The claws are out.

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

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

Mar 2nd 2017, 7:57 AM 29,391 Views 56 Comments

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

Woman bitten by crocodile after trying to get a selfie with it
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# In A While

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

Jan 2nd 2017, 8:03 AM 34,206 Views 27 Comments

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

Man fights off crocodile with bare hands
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Man fights off crocodile with bare hands

Jul 23rd 2016, 1:21 PM 19,741 Views 15 Comments

His friend suffered serious injuries in the attack.

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

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

May 31st 2016, 8:57 AM 23,675 Views 45 Comments

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

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

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

May 30th 2016, 8:39 AM 36,838 Views 73 Comments

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

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

Jan 22nd 2016, 4:04 PM 35,337 Views 34 Comments

Not the best way to start the day.

This terrifying video shows a crocodile propelling itself out of the water with ITS TAIL
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

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

Sep 15th 2015, 11:05 AM 22,712 Views 9 Comments

Warning: Don’t watch this before bedtime.

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

Jul 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 8,072 Views 5 Comments

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

Woman left mortified when 'escaped crocodile' in her garden turns out to be inflatable toy
# Wild Thing
# Wild Thing

Woman left mortified when 'escaped crocodile' in her garden turns out to be inflatable toy

Oct 15th 2014, 8:48 PM 3,926 Views 2 Comments

A snappy resolve.

Watch this terrifying footage of a man being pursued by a crocodile
# Killer Croc
# Killer Croc

Watch this terrifying footage of a man being pursued by a crocodile

Aug 15th 2014, 8:25 AM 4,978 Views 2 Comments

SCREAM.

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

Jun 8th 2014, 10:37 AM 33,740 Views 40 Comments

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

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

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

May 14th 2014, 7:40 PM 21,652 Views 10 Comments

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

Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle
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# Cold Blooded

Snake gobbles up crocodile after fierce battle

Mar 3rd 2014, 2:29 PM 35,708 Views 30 Comments

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

Crocodile snatches 12-year-old boy in Australia
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Crocodile snatches 12-year-old boy in Australia

Jan 27th 2014, 9:33 AM 23,832 Views 18 Comments

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
# Croc Horror
# Croc Horror

Crocodile sneaks up on distracted tour guide in terrifying video

Jan 7th 2014, 9:16 AM 14,799 Views 22 Comments

File under ‘lucky escape’.

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

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:19 AM 14,228 Views 39 Comments

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.

Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile
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Filipino town goes into mourning over death of killer crocodile

Feb 16th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,189 Views 25 Comments

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

VIDEO: Giant crocodile head washes up on beach
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VIDEO: Giant crocodile head washes up on beach

Jan 14th 2013, 9:42 AM 13,042 Views 14 Comments

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
# Guns N' Roses

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

Aug 22nd 2012, 9:19 PM 10,496 Views 6 Comments

There’s a crocodile in the mix as well.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
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# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Aug 19th 2012, 11:00 AM 86 Views 4 Comments

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

Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world*
# Scaled Up
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# Scaled Up

Photos: Meet the largest saltwater crocodile in the world*

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:01 AM 10,740 Views 26 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 22nd 2012, 12:28 PM 9,617 Views 38 Comments

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
# Not Invited
# Not Invited

Unwelcome guest: Crocodile wanders into family living room

Jan 9th 2012, 10:01 AM 2,836 Views 8 Comments

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

WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps
# Amazing
# Amazing

WATCH: Bungee jumper survives after her cord snaps

Jan 8th 2012, 11:19 AM 17,824 Views 60 Comments

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
# Killer Croc

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

Sep 6th 2011, 9:25 AM 4,721 Views 7 Comments

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
# The Snapper
# The Snapper

How to... capture a drain-dwelling crocodile

Jul 28th 2011, 12:27 PM 337 Views 3 Comments

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

Jan 24th 2011, 2:35 PM 498 Views 0 Comments

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

Crocodile blamed for plane crash
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# DRC Plane Crash

Crocodile blamed for plane crash

Oct 21st 2010, 9:02 PM 370 Views 0 Comments

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