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 received||Report details||Departmental response||Zone||Local government area|
|2020-125||28/02/2020||Crocodile 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 zone||Hinchinbrook Shire Council|