Crocodile attacked a fisherman on the river Glyde at 580 km East of Darwin, Australia. This publication reports the Daily Mail.
23-year-old man was fishing in waist-deep water. Crocodile attacked him from behind and was bitten on the thigh. The fisherman had to catch a mangrove tree, the reptile dragged him under the water. Eventually the crocodile gave up and left the fisherman alone.
A police spokesman Siiri Tennosaar (Siiri Tennosaar) believes that the man was very lucky. “He was grabbed from behind by the crocodile with a length of 1.8 meters. For some reason, the reptile released him and swam away. He should go and buy a lottery ticket,” she said.
The man was taken to hospital with deep wounds on his leg, but the injuries were not life-threatening.
Earlier it was reported that in the Indonesian province of Riau on the island of Sumatra killed a four-metre saltwater crocodile-eater who attacked the fisherman. The predator attacked the 55-year-old man and his friend when they were installed on the river tackle for fishing.
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