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Crocodile eats boy, 12, as he swims with friends in Australia's second fatal attack within two weeks
Daily Mail ^ | 1 December 2012 | Richard Shears

Posted on 12/01/2012 11:48:36 PM PST by george76

Today’s attack was a chilling reminder of the day earlier in November when the seven-year-old girl was snatched by a saltwater crocodile 210 miles east of Darwin.

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Saltwater crocodiles, which can grow up to 25ft and weigh more than a ton, are plentiful in the Northern Territory...

Crocodiles are protected in the Northern Territory and their numbers have increased steadily, resulting in a number of attacks on people,

One man writing to the Northern Territory News today said: ‘This has got to stop – there are too many crocs.

‘Of course we need to use common sense when in the bush, but please let’s have a sensible policy on the crocodile population.’

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: agenda21; animalrights; ar; australia; crocodile; crocodileattack; saltwatercrocodiles; un; un21; unagenda21; unitednations
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1 posted on 12/01/2012 11:48:49 PM PST by george76
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To: george76
->> Crocodiles are protected in the Northern Territory and their numbers have increased steadily, resulting in a number of attacks on people,

That is the underlining problem. They need them thinned down.

The comments are saying from people who live in the northern area; that more deaths are happening/though, not reported commonly in the newspapers. So sad.

2 posted on 12/01/2012 11:55:42 PM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: george76

By all rights, that’s a nightmarish beast that should’ve been wiped out 65 million years ago with all the other nightmarish beasts, and it has NO place in the modern world. Should be a no limit open season on them until they’re all gone.

Now two more children are dead, horribly killed and eaten, and kumbayah libs will join hands and say the monsters need protecting! Feed the libs to the monsters, then exterminate the monsters!


3 posted on 12/02/2012 12:00:40 AM PST by LibWhacker
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To: LibWhacker

excellent way to resolve a stinking situation....Or find out the names of all the activists and drop an alligator off in their backyard to take care of...


4 posted on 12/02/2012 12:04:25 AM PST by goat granny
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To: george76

Some things just need to die. Easy enough to make a home brew grenade, or with a nearby power source and a lot of current drop a pair of leads in the water with a lot of juice.

Its shocking I say.


5 posted on 12/02/2012 12:07:50 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: george76

I never plan on going to Australia because, as far as I can tell pretty much everything there wants to kill you....and can.

Except the koala bear. Aussies have made the koala iconic simply out of appreciation that the bear doesn’t seem likely to strangle them in their sleep.


6 posted on 12/02/2012 12:12:58 AM PST by Psycho_Bunny (Thought Puzzle: Describe Islam without using the phrase "mental disorder" more than four times.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny
I never plan on going to Australia because, as far as I can tell pretty much everything there wants to kill you....and can.

You know, I got a similar vibe from Hawaii watching some show or other about beach rescue or something. These tourists are over there paddling around in front of the hotel, and what's there? Sharp coral! Deadly currents! Sharks even! Really though.

7 posted on 12/02/2012 12:29:09 AM PST by dr_lew
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To: george76

Shoot, shovel, and shut up. Problem solved.


8 posted on 12/02/2012 12:36:59 AM PST by Windflier (To anger a conservative, tell him a lie. To anger a liberal, tell him the truth.)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Actually the koalas use this telepathic ray upon hapless citizens.


9 posted on 12/02/2012 12:40:17 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: Windflier

Some of these beasts are over 20 ft and weigh tons - I think an excatator is in order rather than a shovel!

Mel


10 posted on 12/02/2012 12:44:16 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: Windflier

Some of these beasts are over 20 ft and weigh tons - I think an excatator is in order rather than a shovel!

Mel


11 posted on 12/02/2012 12:44:46 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: LibWhacker

I am sure the US deer population has a similar coalition demanding the same of the human race.


12 posted on 12/02/2012 12:46:20 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: Windflier

>> Shoot, shovel, and shut up. Problem solved.

In this case it might be: Shoot, sink, and shut up.


13 posted on 12/02/2012 12:47:26 AM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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To: dr_lew
Don't plan any walks out in the forests of Florida. Now, the alligators are on the endangered list, for a good number of years; they are multiplying. I am from Virginia. I see them; I want to shoot. Hubby says, no, can’t do it! Everything is so backwards anymore. My leftist neighbor thinks we are not to shoot them ever. Wait until one gets in their garage or gets their dog because it happens.
14 posted on 12/02/2012 12:50:52 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: eastforker
I am sure the US deer population has a similar coalition demanding the same of the human race.

Not to mention the chickens.

15 posted on 12/02/2012 12:51:40 AM PST by Misterioso ("Evil requires the sanction of the victim." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: Eye of Unk
Some things just need to die

Another obama voter shows off....

16 posted on 12/02/2012 12:54:31 AM PST by bigheadfred
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To: Misterioso

Maybe we should address the fact that stupid kids and, more important stupid parents that let kids, swim in waters where these creatures live. Now I am not against hunting them and managing their numbers, but, to wipe out an entire species because stupid humans want to swim where they happen to inhabit?


17 posted on 12/02/2012 12:56:53 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: george76

Leviticus 26:22.


18 posted on 12/02/2012 1:12:30 AM PST by Olog-hai
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To: bigheadfred

i meant the crocs not the kids.

Or we could import something to eat the crocs....


19 posted on 12/02/2012 1:14:57 AM PST by Eye of Unk (A Civil Cold War in America is here, its already been declared.)
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To: george76

Time for a Croc hunt. A big one.


20 posted on 12/02/2012 1:16:41 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: Eye of Unk

You talkin about Swamp People? I am sure the Northern Territory of Australia has their fair share of that type.


21 posted on 12/02/2012 1:17:55 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: george76
People should stop putting themselves in the position where they become food. Don’t blame a dumb animal that has to eat to.
22 posted on 12/02/2012 1:24:08 AM PST by BigCinBigD (...Was that okay?)
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To: melsec

I’ll go ya one better and suggest an excaVator.Fair dinkum,an excatator sounds like sumfin’ you dig spuds up with.Ya nong!


23 posted on 12/02/2012 1:31:24 AM PST by mitch5501 ("make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things ye shall never fall")
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To: george76

I would take them out.

It is not acceptable to have your children eaten by crocodiles.


24 posted on 12/02/2012 1:40:17 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: Christie at the beach

One of my earliest memories is an encounter with a water mocassin in some park in South Carolina near Lexington. We were visiting my grandmother and were there to see the swans. We were walking along a dirt path and this water mocassin was guarding one corner, as it seemed. As I recall, it was coiled, but who knows. We were all advised to give it wide berth, and everything was very calm and orderly, with many reassurances being given. So, I survived.


25 posted on 12/02/2012 1:49:22 AM PST by dr_lew
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To: BigCinBigD

You must be very very very far away from the situation. The issue is an over population of the crocs who have been protected by the environmentalists.


26 posted on 12/02/2012 1:53:01 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: eastforker

Do you think if they could they wouldn’t?


27 posted on 12/02/2012 1:56:07 AM PST by Berlin_Freeper
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To: dr_lew
It is a miracle that my brothers and I did not drown or were bitten by water moccasins at an early age. Every day in the summer, we were swimming in Aunt Winnie's pond. She told us not to go near it because it was left unattended and taken over by snakes. It is a miracle; kids just want to play. My parents never knew how we got into scary situations as kids until we confessed or ask for hugs. We all were well behaved so we were trusted to walk a few miles to see her. Eventually, we won over the swimming side of the pond; the snakes moved on. Then Aunt Winnie began to mow the property for us. Glad you were okay. I know that was frightful.
28 posted on 12/02/2012 2:08:00 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: GeronL


29 posted on 12/02/2012 2:20:42 AM PST by shibumi (Cover it with gas and set it on fire.)
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To: Christie at the beach

maybe as the libtard is being eaten he’ll say shoot it, and you’ll say, can’t it’s endangered.


30 posted on 12/02/2012 2:22:00 AM PST by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: BigCinBigD
Don’t blame a dumb animal that has to eat to.

I don't blame mosquitoes. I just swat them.

32 posted on 12/02/2012 2:26:30 AM PST by Misterioso ("Evil requires the sanction of the victim." -- Ayn Rand)
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To: wolficatZ

That really is a disgusting comment, like many others I have read here lately.


33 posted on 12/02/2012 2:35:14 AM PST by eastforker (Don't be ornery for Romney, instead Root for Newt!)
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To: LibWhacker

The balance of nature doesn’t miss the trex and it wouldn’t miss the estuarian crocodile.


34 posted on 12/02/2012 2:47:30 AM PST by varmintman
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To: mitch5501

LOL who made you the spelling Police. I am Irish what do you ‘spect.

Mel


35 posted on 12/02/2012 2:49:29 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: george76

Hey - “you swim with the crocodiles.......”


36 posted on 12/02/2012 3:13:34 AM PST by wesagain (The God (Elohim) of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob is the One True GOD.)
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To: Secret Agent Man
We would still try to help him even though he's a liberal.

But they do not think, saving these crocs/gators is causing deaths and other issues. People like him who cried about these gators. They have moved them to rural areas. Over time, developments have been built, and there they are. I cannot believe they have not did something here. Some of these people here, just ignore it and seem to not care. We are living in liberal times in most places. The libs are to blame for most stupidity that goes on. The people at the end of the line have jumped in front of all of us. People who were up near in the front, are too cowardly to push them back.

37 posted on 12/02/2012 3:13:52 AM PST by Christie at the beach (I like Newt. Our nation's foundation is under attack.)
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To: Misterioso

I’m not sure what the deer comment is bout but I am sure there’s someone one this forum that can enlighten me. But, the American deer population by all appearances does have its own coalition as there are more deer now in the U.S. than when the Pilgrams arrived. They’re everywhere, have become pests in many communities.....


38 posted on 12/02/2012 4:27:57 AM PST by snoringbear (Government is the Pimp,)
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To: Psycho_Bunny

Koalas are mean.


39 posted on 12/02/2012 4:54:32 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: Christie at the beach

Spirited: Our focus needs to be on the ‘protectors’ of crocodiles rather than on the crocodiles themselves since despite the mounting deaths of fellow human beings crocodile protectors remain silent. The overriding question that needs asking and answering is this:

1. Why are crocodile protectors (and spotted owl, various insects, wolves, etc) OK with fellow humans being terrorized, attacked and even eaten?

There is a very sick, twisted, downright evil spirit energizing and flowing through the so-called ‘animal rights’ movement that needs to be brought to light.


40 posted on 12/02/2012 4:55:35 AM PST by spirited irish
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To: autumnraine
Koalas are mean.

_______________________________________

Yep, one stood me up for the prom....

No, wait, she was Croatian, not Koalan.

41 posted on 12/02/2012 5:02:02 AM PST by wtc911 (Amigo - you've been had.)
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To: LibWhacker
kumbayah libs will join hands and say the monsters need protecting! Feed the libs to the monsters, then exterminate the monsters!

The same libs would protest if they thought mosquitoes were on the edge of distinction.

42 posted on 12/02/2012 5:08:58 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: LibWhacker

Oh, wait, they already did that by banning DDT.


43 posted on 12/02/2012 5:09:50 AM PST by Graybeard58 (What G.O.P.e. candidate is in store for us in 2016?)
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To: snoringbear

My sister counted 14 in her backyard yesterday.


44 posted on 12/02/2012 5:17:23 AM PST by goldi
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To: LibWhacker

You can’t protect stupid people from themselves. They need to be thinned, as well. In these cases the crocs are doing the thinning.


45 posted on 12/02/2012 5:39:09 AM PST by sakic
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To: melsec
Some of these beasts are over 20 ft and weigh tons

46 posted on 12/02/2012 5:50:44 AM PST by Oztrich Boy (By doubting we come to inquiry, and through inquiry we perceive truth. -; Peter Abelard)
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To: eastforker
“I am sure the US deer population has a similar coalition demanding the same of the human race.”

There’s more than enough deer out there. At least they aren't carnivores. They can be deadly when they cross roads, especially to motorcyclists.

47 posted on 12/02/2012 6:11:18 AM PST by jdsteel (Give me freedom, not more government.)
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To: eastforker

“Maybe we should address the fact that stupid kids and, more important stupid parents that let kids, swim in waters where these creatures live. Now I am not against hunting them and managing their numbers, but, to wipe out an entire species because stupid humans want to swim where they happen to inhabit?”


Exactamundo!


48 posted on 12/02/2012 6:24:07 AM PST by teflon9 (Political campaigns should follow Johnny Mercer's advice--Accentuate the positive.)
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To: Oztrich Boy

Haha good one!


49 posted on 12/02/2012 6:40:04 AM PST by melsec (Once a Jolly Swagman camped by a Billabong....)
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To: Christie at the beach

Gators is good eatin’.

I don’t know how crocs taste, but they could be used for food...


50 posted on 12/02/2012 6:46:17 AM PST by Sir Francis Dashwood ("Arjuna, why have you have dropped your bow???")
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