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Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye

Cairns - An Australian wildlife ranger has recounted his terrifying escape from the clutches of a "particularly cunning" crocodile, after wrestling with the reptile and sticking a finger in its eye.

Philippine boy eaten by croc in latest attack

Manila - A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to repeated attacks, authorities said Wednesday.

Crocodiles hunt in flooded Indian city

Vadodara - Crocodiles hunted dogs in the flooded streets of the Indian city of Vadodara after it was battered by nearly 50 centimetres (20 inches) of rain in 24 hours leaving five people dead, police said Friday.

Crocodile mauls woman to death in Indonesia

Menteng Dua - An Indonesian woman has been mauled to death by a huge pet crocodile on the island of Sulawesi, officials said Wednesday.Deasy Tuwo, the head of a laboratory at a pearl farm in Minahasa in North Sulawesi, was killed by the 4.

Woman's body found after Australian crocodile attack

Sydney - The body of an indigenous women was recovered by Australian police Friday following a reported crocodile attack in a remote part of the country's north.

Australian police hunt killer of giant crocodile

Sydney - A manhunt has begun for the killer of a giant saltwater crocodile in Australia, as authorities warned its death would trigger more aggressive behaviour among younger crocs in the area.The carcass of a 5.

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Colombo - Sri Lankan police Friday found the body of a 24-year-old British journalist, Paul McClean, who is suspected to have been killed by a crocodile.

Man lucky to escape croc clutches in Australia

Sydney - A man who accidently snorkeled headfirst into a crocodile in northern Australia escaped with minor injuries as wildlife officers Monday worked to track down the reptile.The croc, measuring up to two metres (6.

Man lucky to escape croc clutches in Australia

Sydney - A man who accidently snorkeled headfirst into a crocodile in northern Australia escaped with minor injuries as wildlife officers Monday worked to track down the reptile.The croc, measuring up to two metres (6.

Man lucky to escape croc clutches in Australia

Sydney - A man who accidently snorkeled headfirst into a crocodile in northern Australia escaped with minor injuries as wildlife officers Monday worked to track down the reptile.The croc, measuring up to two metres (6.

Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

Maputo - A young Mozambican football player was snatched and killed by a crocodile while training along the banks of a river, his club said on Monday.

Croc kills Australian man at dangerous river crossing

Sydney - A large crocodile has killed a man at a notorious crossing on the East Alligator River in northern Australia, police said Friday.

Croc kills Australian man at dangerous river crossing

Sydney - A large crocodile has killed a man at a notorious crossing on the East Alligator River in northern Australia, police said Friday.

Croc kills Australian man at dangerous river crossing

Sydney - A large crocodile has killed a man at a notorious crossing on the East Alligator River in northern Australia, police said Friday.

Debate about croc numbers reignited in Australia

Sydney - Saltwater crocodile numbers have exploded in northern Australia since being declared a protected species, and a spate of recent attacks has reignited debate about controlling them.

Sri Lankan police stage snap evacuation as croc invades station

Colombo - A crocodile which broke into a Sri Lankan police station and stayed the night forced constables to abandon their posts until it was captured by wildlife authorities, officers said Tuesday.

Kayaker stranded on Australian island after croc attack rescued

Sydney - A kayaker left stranded for days on a small Australian island after his craft was attacked by a crocodile was rescued by helicopter on Saturday, authorities said.

Kayaker stranded on Australian island after croc attack rescued

Sydney - A kayaker left stranded for days on a small Australian island after his craft was attacked by a crocodile was rescued by helicopter on Saturday, authorities said.

Kayaker stranded on Australian island after croc attack rescued

Sydney - A kayaker left stranded for days on a small Australian island after his craft was attacked by a crocodile was rescued by helicopter on Saturday, authorities said.

Crocodile safaris urged after Australia attack

Sydney - An outspoken Australian politician Tuesday called for crocodile-shooting safaris to help control their numbers in the wild, after a woman was taken by one of the feared reptiles while swimming.

Man battles crocs in Australia with spanner, spark plugs

Sydney - A desperate fisherman threw spanners and spark plugs to fight off circling crocodiles after his friend drowned when one of the animals capsized their small boat, reports said Wednesday.

Man battles crocs in Australia with spanner, spark plugs

Sydney - A desperate fisherman threw spanners and spark plugs to fight off circling crocodiles after his friend drowned when one of the animals capsized their small boat, reports said Wednesday.

Man battles crocs in Australia with spanner, spark plugs

Sydney - A desperate fisherman threw spanners and spark plugs to fight off circling crocodiles after his friend drowned when one of the animals capsized their small boat, reports said Wednesday.

Huge 6,000-pound crocodile terrorized prehistoric seas

Suffice it to say, if this beast was in the water, you'd want to be out of the water. What is this creature? It is the largest sea-dwelling crocodile that has ever been discovered, growing to over 30 feet long and weighing three tons.

Dozens of crocodile heads dumped in Australian town

Sydney - Up to 70 rotting crocodile heads have been found in an old freezer dumped at a remote Australian town, police said Tuesday, with the culprits facing large fines and jail time if convicted of the killings.

In a while crocodile: Safaris yet to be snapped up by Australia

Sydney - Australia's top official on indigenous issues on Tuesday said crocodile safaris should be used to help fund impoverished Aboriginal communities, but the prospect of big game hunters was downplayed by Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

Crocodile battles with three lions

A video has surfaced and it shows a crocodile battling with three lions in Kenya's Samburu National Reserve, which is home to hundreds of species of birds and animals.

Obese 100-year-old crocodile dies from overeating sacrifices

An overweight 100-year-old crocodile in south-western Bangladesh has died from overfeeding caused by eating too many chickens and goats that were thrown to it by worshippers believing they would get good luck.

Op-Ed: The crocodile suicides — Inside the Thai zoo where things go wrong Special

Samut Prakan - On a recent Friday at Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo, a 65-year-old woman slipped off her shoes, clambered over a balustrade and plunged into a pit of hundreds of crocodiles. As workers rushed to distract the reptiles, the woman swam toward them.

Man vs crocodile off Playa del Carmen, Mexico (Video)

Playa Del Carmen - A man is very lucky to be alive after swimming off the coast in Playa del Carmen, Mexico. It seems he didn't realize that a massive crocodile lives under the bridge, just where he was swimming, and it started to chase after him.
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