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Problem crocodiles

Last updated 18 January 2019

Report no. Date report received Report details Departmental response Zone Local government area
2019-033 10/01/2019 Problem crocodile reported at Low Isles, Port Douglas. Departmental Wildlife Officers have undertaken a site assessment and have confirmed the presence of a crocodile. Based on its behaviour and location it was declared a problem on the 15/01/19 and is targeted for removal from the wild. Monitoring further reports. Zone E. General management zone Douglas Shire Council
2019-029 9/01/2019 Problem crocodile reported at Tully Gorge. Based on the crocodile's location it was declared a problem on 9/01/19 and is targeted for removal from the wild. Monitoring further reports. Zone C. Targeted management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2018-797 17/12/2018 1.2m problem crocodile reported in Cardwell Marina. Refer to sighting report no. 2018-796. On 19/12/18 departmental Wildlife Officers undertook a site assessment, observing three problem crocodiles with one removed from the wild on 21/12/18.This crocodile and another (sighting report 2018-796) are still being targeted for removal from the wild. Monitoring further reports. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2018-796 17/12/2018 3.2m problem crocodile reported in Cardwell Marina. Refer to sighting report no. 2018-796. On 19/12/18 departmental Wildlife Officers undertook a site assessment, observing three problem crocodiles with one removed from the wild on 21/12/18. This crocodile and another (sighting report 2018-797) are still being targeted for removal from the wild. Monitoring further reports. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
2018-793 29/12/2018 Problem crocodile reported at Tully River. Recent crocodile warning signs are installed at the location. On 11/01/19, due to the animal's size, frequent sightings and location, it was declared a problem and is targeted for removal from the wild. Monitoring further reports. Zone E. General management zone Cassowary Coast Regional Council
Last updated
18 January 2019