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Sixteen-Foot Cannibal Crocodile Makes Meal Of Six-Foot Rival [Photos]

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A photo shows the moment that a monster 16-foot (5m) saltwater crocodile, known to tour guides at Australia’s Kakadu National Park as “Maxi,” devoured a 6-foot (2m) rival while tourists looked on in shock and awe. The shocking photo of crocodile cannibalism, taken during a Yellow Water Cruise at the Kakadu National Park in Australia,… Read more »

Tiger Shark Bumps Diver’s Camera Off Australia

Rerekura noted that the shark was intimidating, due to its size and the animals' reputation.

An underwater cameraman recently filmed his unusual encounter with a four-meter-long tiger shark off the coast of Australia, as the animal swam directly for him and bumped into his camera. Documentary filmmaker Andre Rerekura, who hails from Perth, according to the Daily Mail, was working with a group of freedivers off the coast of Western… Read more »

Australia To Kill Koalas? Ecological ‘Catastrophe’ Sparks Cull

Koalas were originally moved into the region in the 1980s in order to boost tourism.

The koala may be one of the most iconic Australian animals, but an imperiled population may be subjected to a cull in the coming weeks amid a marked decline in the animals’ food source. The koala population has exploded at Cape Otway, a popular tourist destination in Australia known for the animals, according to the… Read more »

Johnny Depp Could Face A Ten-Year Prison Sentence

Johnny Depp attends the 'Lone Ranger' Japan Premiere at Roppongi Hills on July 17, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan.The film will open on August 2 in Japan.

Johnny Depp could be facing up to ten years in prison over the issues that have arisen from Mr. Depp’s pets, two Yorkshire Terriers named Pistol and Boo, accompanying Johnny and wife Amber Heard to Australia. It seems Australia is taking the matter very seriously, asserting that Johnny Depp deliberately smuggled the dogs into Australia… Read more »