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Latest news: Crocodile

NT croc attack leaves nine-year-old in critical condition

A child was airlifted to hospital in a critical condition after being bitten by a crocodile in a remote area of the Northern Territory.

Seven die in storms in China, 70 crocodiles on the loose

Storms battering southern China have killed at least seven people and allowed dozens of crocodiles to escape from a farm.

Backyard freshwater crocodile found far away from home

A young crocodile has given one NSW resident a snappy surprise in his own backyard, with experts saying the freshwater reptile was likely an abandoned pet.

Dugong stirs crocodile spotters off Brisbane

A snout locals thought was a maneater has turned out to be a dugong with the search for a three-metre saltwater crocodile off Brisbane set to stretch into a fourth day.

Reported crocodile sighting near Brisbane

A three-metre crocodile has reportedly been spotted lurking near a popular swimming hole on an island off the coast of Brisbane with authorities looking for evidence of the reptile.

Man wrestles free from crocodile in Queensland park

A man has been airlifted to hospital after wrestling himself free from a crocodile that latched onto his arm at a waterfall in remote northwest Queensland.

Queensland man stabs croc’s head to escape attack

A Queensland man has escaped the jaws of a crocodile by stabbing it in the head with a pocket knife as it dragged him into a river on Cape York.

Cape York crocodile attack victims lucky to be alive

A Cape York local who came to the aid of two soldiers mauled by a crocodile in Queensland's far north says he can't fathom why the pair decided to go for a swim.

Army personnel stable after crocodile attack

A soldier has head, chest and arm injuries after being mauled by a crocodile that also attacked an Army colleague who went to his aid in far north Queensland.