Problem crocodiles removed

Last updated 23 March 2020

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
2020-12528/02/2020Crocodile reported at Dungeness Boat Ramp, Lucinda.Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment 28/02/2020 and installed recent crocodile sighting warnings signs. No crocodiles were observed at that time. A night time spotlight assessment was conducted subsequently and, due to its dangerous behaviour around the boat ramp, it was declared a problem crocodile on 05/03/2020 and removed from the wild on 05/03/2020. The animal has since been placed in a crocodile farm.Zone C. Targeted management zoneHinchinbrook Shire Council

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