Crocs shock golfers, shut down beach

Authorities in north Queensland are reissuing their warnings for people to keep an eye out for wayward crocodiles.

Golfers in Townsville got a shock last week when they spotted a 1.5-metre freshwater croc walking across a green, and swimmers at Townsville’s main beach were ordered out of the water days later after someone spotted a 2.5-metre saltwater crocodile.

Adrian Lawson has been managing golf courses around the world for most of his career but says this is the first time a reptile has become a hindrance on his green.

“This is North Queensland we’re talking about here, where the men are tough and the crocodiles are scared,” he said.

Read full story HERE.


About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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