Global News – UA – Crocodile Attack – Lizard Island


The Department of Environment and Science (DES) is investigating a report of an estuarine crocodile attack on a man on September 23, 2020 at Anchor Bay – off the resort town of Lizard Island

A man is believed to have been bitten in the head and neck by a crocodile while snorkeling in Anchor Bay around 4 p.m. He was treated at the scene before being taken to Cairns Hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries

A team of DES wildlife officers will travel to Lizard Island to attempt to locate and remove the crocodile The manager of the Lizard Island Resort has offered to use two of the resort’s ships to aid in these efforts

All crocodiles that pose a threat to human security are targeted for disposal under the Queensland Crocodile Management Plan

DES reminds people that Lizard Island is known as Croc Country and urges locals to always be Crocwise In particular:

Lizard Island

World News – UA – Crocodile Attack – Lizard Island



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