Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to town

Giant crocodile captured in Australia to stop it going to townBy Paulina Duran SYDNEY (Reuters) - Authorities in Australia have caught a saltwater crocodile measuring almost 5 meters (16.4 ft), one of the biggest on record, to stop it from reaching a populated area, the Department of Tourism said on Tuesday. Weighing up to 600 kg (1,322 lb), the 60-year old crocodile is the biggest ever removed from the Katherine River in the remote Northern Territory. It was moved to live out its days at a crocodile farm.




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