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Australia Fisherman fights off crocodile then drives more than an hour to get help

05:25  11 november  2019
05:25  11 november  2019 Source:   9news.com.au

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An off -duty ranger who was mauled by a crocodile in a remote part of Queensland fought off the beast and drove more than an hour home to call an ambulance. The man, in his 50s, was attacked in the Shelburne area near the tip of Cape York Peninsula while fishing about 5pm yesterday.

Despite serious injuries, the man then drove himself more than an hour back to his home to call the ambulance. Zimbabwean girl, 11, says she wrestled Fisherman fights off circling crocodiles with wrenches and spark plugs. The fishermen tried to get back on board but it flipped again He managed

The man, in his 50s, suffered major hand and leg injuries in the attack at Shelburne near the tip of Cape York Peninsula.© AAP Images The man, in his 50s, suffered major hand and leg injuries in the attack at Shelburne near the tip of Cape York Peninsula.

An off-duty ranger who was mauled by a crocodile in a remote part of Queensland fought off the beast and drove more than an hour home to call an ambulance.

The man, in his 50s, was attacked in the Shelburne area near the tip of Cape York Peninsula while fishing about 5pm yesterday.

The reptile bit his leg before taking hold of his hand, but he was able to fight it off by poking it in the eye.

Despite serious injuries, the man then drove himself more than an hour back to his home to call the ambulance.

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An off -duty ranger who was mauled by a crocodile in a remote part of Queensland fought off the beast and drove more than an hour home to Jerry David, 44, was dressed only in a pair of shorts and had no food or water when his four-wheel drive hit a cow about 25 kilometres from the township

A 72-year-old Australian man fought off circling crocodiles for three hours by throwing spanners and spark plugs at them as he battled to save his drowning A huge crocodile , estimated to be at least 18 foot long, rammed their small craft and capsized it in what authorities believe was a deliberate act by

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A neighbour then drove him a further hour to a station where he was met by a paramedic and the Royal Flying Doctor Service.

He was then flown to Cairns hospital in a serious condition, the ambulance service said.

A hospital spokeswoman said the victim is now in a stable condition.

Captain Billy's Landing within Heathlands Resources Reserve has been closed while the Department of Environment and Science investigates the incident.

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