Aus swimmers get crocodile fright

2011-09-02 21:01

Sydney - Early morning swimmers at a public pool in the far-north Australian city of Darwin discovered they were doing laps alongside a crocodile, the NT News reported on Friday.

The 40cm freshwater crocodile was liberated by lifeguard Time Dupe, who speculated that pranksters had popped the croc in the pool the night before.

A witness told the Northern Territory newspaper, "I thought the croc had a good stroke and was going to challenge it to a race".

  • sadiemy - 2011-09-02 22:30

    What a brilliant incentive to set faster times. Now we know why Australia dominates world swimming.....

  • Alyson - 2011-09-02 23:52

    Oh please 40cm is only a little baby thing :-)

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