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Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye

Australian man survives croc attack by gouging its eye

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 crocodile in latest attack

Philippine boy eaten by crocodile in latest attack

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.

Thailand trying to track down crocodile off Phuket island

Thailand trying to track down crocodile off Phuket island

The evasive reptile was first seen near Rawai beach about a week ago but has resurfaced in multiple locations near the beaches on the Andaman Sea.

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

The 60-year old crocodile is the biggest ever removed from the Katherine River in the remote Northern Territory.

Zimbabwe bride weds in hospital after losing arm in croc attack

Zimbabwe bride weds in hospital after losing arm in croc attack

A Zimbabwean woman lost her arm after a crocodile attack whilst holidaying with her fiancé wedded days later in a hospital chapel, state media reported Tuesday.

Australian who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined A$10,000

Australian who killed 100-year-old crocodile fined A$10,000

The 5.2-metre crocodile was shot between the eyes in a river next to a farm in Rockhampton in central Queensland in September.

Missing elderly Australian woman feared killed by crocodile

Missing elderly Australian woman feared killed by crocodile

Anne Cameron, who suffers from dementia, was reported missing from a nursing home near Port Douglas in Queensland on Tuesday.

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Body of British journalist killed by crocodile found in Sri Lanka

Divers found Paul McClean's corpse in the mud of a lagoon in the coastal village of Panama, 360 kilometres east of the capital Colombo by road, a police spokesman said.

Endangered sawfish no match for Australian crocodile

Endangered sawfish no match for Australian crocodile

The sharpened teeth on the saw-like snout of the critically endangered Australian sawfish is proving little defence against its deadliest underwater predators, the crocodile and shark.

Australian teen punches croc in miracle escape

Australian teen punches croc in miracle escape

An Australian teenager is lucky to be alive, paramedics said on Sunday, after he reportedly escaped the jaws of a crocodile by punching it in the head during a late night swim in a river.

Selfie-seeking tourist bitten by Thai crocodile

Selfie-seeking tourist bitten by Thai crocodile

A French tourist was bitten by a crocodile inside a Thai national park as she tried to get close to the fearsome animal to take a selfie, an official said on Monday.

Crocodile forces Sri Lankan police to abandon station

Crocodile forces Sri Lankan police to abandon station

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.