Craig Dickmann was fishing when the animal struck.
"It's a good time to warn people about getting close to the water's edge when you're not attuned to the ways of nature," said Noel Waterman of the Indigenous Knowledge Centre.
Elston Lami Lami, 42, said the attack occurred as he was hunting with a relative and two dogs on Saturday close to Minjilang on Croker Island, local media reported.
Today, there are more than 10,000 species that have been added to the Reptile Database. These are some of the strangest.
Mavis Mohlala was on her way to attend a church service when she was attacked by a crocodile. She died four days later.
The new species is unique to New Guinea—the world's second-largest island.
It is illegal to interfere with the animals in Australia.
The boy was killed in the southern Philippines when he was yanked into the water in front of his horrified family.
The "large male American crocodile" had been courting a female in the Everglades National Park.
The plate is thought to have been in the reptile's stomach for up to 40 years.
Deasy Tuwo, 44, was found by her colleagues the following morning.
Crocodiles in Florida rarely pose a threat to humans, but small pets may be attacked.
It's roughly the same length as the average family car.
Researchers say the fossil underscores how little we know about these mysterious ancient beasts.
Trump's education secretary did not fare well in the interview.
One remarkable young kid saw the 13-foot croc and said he'd seen crocodiles "plenty of times" and added it was "all a bit old hat."
Gruesome remains found after Borneo resident's partly eaten body discovered in a river.
When the crocs reach their full size, they become trapped inside the caves for the rest of their lives.
They are far from any body of water, leaving police confused about where the animal came from.
The 5.2 meter-long reptile was discovered floating down a river in Queensland.
Razanandrongobe sakalavae is the oldest and largest representative of Notosuchia—a type of crocodilian that lived millions of years ago.
The white crocodile Birkin 30 bag broke the previous record for most expensive handbag sold at auction set only last year.
The 11-foot reptile was found near the man's body.
The Orange County sheriff said law enforcement had recovered the body Wednesday afternoon.