Crocodile in Australian golf course lake is world's most dangerous water hazard

An Australian golf course boasts the world’s most dangerous water hazard: a 6ft-long crocodile.

The crocodile, known as Steve, has been lurking at Willows Golf Resort for more than a week, attracting near-daily sightings but a conspicuous lack of panic.

“It’s not scaring anyone – it’s par for the course in North Queensland,” said Adrian Lawson, the club’s manager. “North Queenslanders are used to seeing this kind of thing.”

Steve, a freshwater crocodile known to be more docile than its saltwater cousin, can be seen swimming or enjoying the tropical sun near the par-five second or par-three 17th holes, which tee off over his lake.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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