Problem crocodiles removed

Last updated 22 November 2019

A problem crocodile removed will usually mean that the crocodile has been removed from the wild and placed in a zoo or crocodile farm, or humanely euthanased if it could not be removed.

This table contains all reports of estuarine crocodiles removed by the department in this calendar month.

Report no.Date report receivedReport detailsDepartmental responseZoneLocal government area
2019-64718/11/2019Crocodile reported at Wildlife Habitat, Port Douglas.Departmental Wildlife Officers removed a 1.2m estuarine crocodile from Wildlife Habitat.Zone E. General management zoneDouglas Shire Council
2019-63810/11/2019Problem crocodile reported at Captain Billy's Landing, HeathlandsDue to the crocodile's behaviour and location, it was declared as a problem 11/11/2019. On 12/11/2019 a 2.8m crocodile was removed by Departmental Wildlife Officers.Zone E. General management zone

Archived problem crocodiles removed