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Australia crocodile safaris may be possible by year end

It will provide much needed revenue to aboriginal communities, says minister

A saltwater crocodile at the Wild Life Sydney Zoo. Saltwater crocodiles have become increasingly common in the Northern Territory since they were declared a protected species in 1971, and each year more than 500 are culled to protect the public and livestock.


CROCODILE safaris for big game hunters could be under way in Australia's tropical north by the end of the year, providing much needed revenue to aboriginal communities, a government minister said on Tuesday.

Trophy hunts were knocked back by the government in early 2014,