A search team looking for a 12-year-old boy who was snatched by a crocodile have reportedly discovered human remains near the waterhole where he was swimming in Australia.
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Thursday 19 February 2009
The remains of a five-year-old boy who disappeared in a flooded mangrove swamp more than a week ago have been found in the stomach of a 14-foot crocodile trapped nearby.
Tuesday 17 February 2009
Flooding rivers and heavy rains cut off towns, stopped mining operations and damaged crops in three Australian states today - one week after devastating bushfires swept the country's southeast killing 200 people.
Thursday 05 February 2009
Severe flooding in Queensland has washed saltwater crocodiles out of swollen rivers and into urban areas, where one 13ft "saltie" has been stalking residents and dogs.
Wednesday 04 February 2009
Australians battling major floods in the tropical state of Queensland have been warned to be on the look out for crocodiles and snakes, after a series of sightings in flooded towns, officials said today.
Tuesday 09 December 2008
Sunday 16 November 2008
Disabled actors last night condemned a move by British film censors to label a new film featuring a disabled cast with a warning stating that the film contains "disability themes".
Wednesday 15 October 2008
Monday 06 October 2008
More than a fifth of the world's reptiles are threatened with extinction, a new method of monitoring the fortunes of groups of species revealed today.
Friday 03 October 2008
A seven-year-old boy broke into a popular Outback zoo, fed a string of animals to the resident crocodile and bashed several lizards to death with a rock, the zoo's director said today.
Friday 03 October 2008
Monday 15 September 2008
Bon Irwin, son of the late Steve Irwin, may only be four years old, but already duty calls. He is determined to follow in the footsteps of his "Crocodile Hunter" father and present his own wildlife television show.
Friday 12 September 2008
Change for the three London-based parties since 1997 has been largely superficial. It has meant little more than picking up a Welsh flag and draping themselves in it, if the occasion and the audience suited.
Sunday 03 August 2008
My final cast, it seems, is just around the corner. I've been through John Bailey's new book, '50 Fish to Catch Before You Die', and I'm missing just four from his list. If the golden dorado trip comes off nextyear, and I take up a place ona forthcoming Nile perch expedition, that just leaves Amur pike and huchen.
Sunday 29 June 2008
Coach companies must yearn for the days when competition fishing used to be fun. Before everyone owned a car, clubs would hire buses and coaches at weekends. They would set off, laden with tackle, beer and excited men for the Thames, Severn, Trent or Ouse. Tough if you wanted a quiet day's fishing. Most Sundays, it was impossible to find a stretch without a competition taking place.
Friday 27 June 2008
Not much happens in the Northern Territory town of Noonamah (population 483), so when a crocodile wandered into the pub car park, the drinkers invited it in.
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