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Albino-Headed Crocodile Known As ‘Michael Jackson’ Kills Fisherman

An Australian Albino-Headed crocodile kills a fisherman and is euthanized by wildlife officials.

Reports out of Australia say a man was grabbed by an albino-headed crocodile in the Adelaide River, just east of the city of Darwin. The 57-year old man was killed in front of his wife after entering the river to fix a snagged fishing line.

The “one in a million” reptile known as Michael Jackson by crocodile tour guides on the Adelaide had been a frequent spotlight in Jumping Croc Tours, which operates just across the river from where the man was taken.

Wildlife officials stalked the area, and were able to recover the man’s body as well as kill the rare 14.7-foot croc. This video from the Daily Mail shares more.

The crocodile known as Michael Jackson had been in the area for several years, and a source with the croc tours said only the strongest and most aggressive grow to the size it reached.

h/t Daily Mail

Image via Adelaide River Tours/Daily Mail

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Albino-Headed Crocodile Known As ‘Michael Jackson’ Kills Fisherman