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Woman mauled by crocodile at popular tourist attraction


A woman was attacked by a saltwater crocodile while working at a popular tourist attraction in the Northern Territory.

It is understood the staff member was bitten while working a shift at Crocosaurus Cove in Darwin on April 29.

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An NT WorkSafe spokesperson told inquiries are still ongoing as inspectors work to “verify the information at hand and to determine the appropriate regulatory response”.

“NT WorkSafe can confirm that a female worker was injured after she was bitten on the arm by a crocodile,” they said.

“Due to patient privacy, we are unable to provide any further details on the injury.

“As our inquiry is ongoing, no further comment will be provided.”

A saltwater crocodile during feeding time at Crocosaurus Cove. Credit: Facebook / Crocosaurus Cove

Crocosaurus Cove is a tourist attraction offering visitors a “unique, up-close and personal view of Australia’s iconic saltwater crocodiles”, according to the site’s website.

It offers visitors the chance to swim with crocodiles, feed young crocodiles and hold a baby crocodile for photos.

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Source: 7News