Problem crocodiles removed
Last updated 24 January 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 received||Report details||Departmental response||Zone||Local government area|
|2020-027||13/01/2020||Problem crocodile reported at Johnstone River, Innisfail.||Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a vessel based site assessment and installed recent crocodile sighting warning signs. Crocodile observed and due to its behaviour has been declared as a problem crocodile on 16/01/2020, and was removed from the wild 20/01/2020.||Zone C. Targeted management zone||Cassowary Coast Regional Council|
|2020-012||9/01/2020||Crocodile reported at Magnetic Island.||On 09/01/2020 a 1.4m crocodile was removed from the wild.||Zone E. General management zone||Townsville Regional Council|
|2020-009||8/01/2020||Problem crocodile reported at Wujal Wujal.||Crocodile declared as a problem 08/01/2020, and removed from the wild 13/01/2020.||Zone E. General management zone||Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council|
|2020-008||7/01/2020||Crocodile reported at Pine Creek, Cairns.||Crocodile declared as a problem on 07/01/2020 and removed from the wild 07/01/2020.||Zone E. General management zone||Cairns Regional Council|
|2019-670||29/11/2019||Crocodile reported at Constant Creek, Mackay.||Departmental Wildlife Officers conducted a site assessment and observed a 2m crocodile. Due to its location it was declared a problem crocodile on 12/12/2019. The crocodile was captured and removed from the area on 16/01/2020.||Zone E. General management zone||Mackay Regional Council|