Australia: Water aerobics class stopped because of 5ft crocodile

Workers at the Howard Springs Holiday Park on the outskirts of the tropical northern city of Darwin went to the pool to scoop out leaves and otherwise prepare it for the class when they were surprised to find the crocodile, which had apparently crawled under a fence from a nearby swamp.

“We went down like normal to check the pool out because Tuesdays and Thursdays the local ladies of Howard Springs do their water aerobics,” park manager Geoff Thompson said.

A government ranger was summoned to remove the visitor, which was identified as a freshwater crocodile – generally considered to be capable of giving a nasty bite but rarely fatal to humans.

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About Candace M Hansen

Wildlife advocate, conservationist and environmentalist.
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