Troubled Kimberley teenager confirmed by coroner as WA’s first crocodile attack death in three decades

Troubled Kimberley teenager confirmed by coroner as WA’s first crocodile attack death in three decades

Posted May 09, 2018 17:55:55 Photo: The Kimberley teenager was killed by a saltwater crocodile in March 2013. (Flickr: Ciamablue) Related Story: Teen drowned, eaten by wild animals after running away in WA A WA coroner has ruled a teenager who died in Western Australia’s Kimberley while in state care …

Top End crocodile food shortage sees suppliers turn to central Australian feral animals – ABC Rural

Top End crocodile food shortage sees suppliers turn to central Australian feral animals – ABC Rural

For years crocodile farms have relied on the Top End’s feral buffalo and cattle populations to supply meat for their reptiles. But an increasing demand for buffalo and a rise in cattle prices has seen crocodile farms be outpriced by live exporters. This price pressure has forced pet meat suppliers …

Wayward saltwater crocodile turns up on doorstep as Top End waterholes begin to dry

Wayward saltwater crocodile turns up on doorstep as Top End waterholes begin to dry

Posted May 02, 2018 12:43:25 Photo: The juvenile saltwater crocodile turned up on a doorstep in Noonamah. (Supplied: Jessica Burton) Related Story: Escaped pet croc crosses five-lane road, interrupts children’s soccer Related Story: Second croc spotted in Top End golf course Strangers on the doorstep rarely bring good news. But …

This is What You Would See Before Being Eaten by a Crocodile

If you’ve ever wondered what the inside of a half-tonne crocodile’s mouth looks like, GoPro video posted on April 23 by zookeeper Tim Faulkner shows, in uncomfortably close-detail, exactly that. Footage taken from the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby shows a crocodile reach out and clamp down on the camera …

Crocodile feeding could now cost $200,000 in government bid to curb dangerous stunt videos

Crocodile feeding could now cost $200,000 in government bid to curb dangerous stunt videos

Updated April 21, 2018 14:31:20 Video: Footage of crocodiles being fed (ABC News) The Western Australia Government is increasing the penalty for feeding or taunting crocodiles to $200,000, saying lives are being put at risk by people videoing stunts like luring crocodiles onto boat ramps or making them jump for …

Crocodile filmed trying to climb up Northern Territory waterfall – ABC Rural

Crocodile filmed trying to climb up Northern Territory waterfall – ABC Rural

Footage of a saltwater crocodile climbing up a Northern Territory waterfall has shocked viewers on social media, dispelling a myth for many that crocodiles cannot climb. Kim Phillips was fishing off a boat on the remote Roper River to the east of Katherine when she saw a 2.5-metre saltwater crocodile …

NT inspector fired after secretly recording colleagues during crocodile investigation

NT inspector fired after secretly recording colleagues during crocodile investigation

Posted March 26, 2018 16:35:45 Photo: An investigation into the case of three crocodiles found at a Humpty Doo high school has led to an animal welfare inspector getting fired. (ABC TV News) Related Story: Intruders set crocodiles loose in school office An animal welfare inspector has been fired after …