Qld dementia sufferer feared taken by croc


Forensic testing is being conducted on “biological matter” found near clothing and a walking stick after a dementia sufferer went missing from a far north Queensland nursing home.Anne Cameron, 79, was last seen near the OzCare Aged Care facility at Craiglie, Port Douglas, on Tuesday afternoon.Police fear Ms Cameron, who …

Woman feared taken by croc

UPDATE: Fears are held that an elderly woman missing near Port Douglas may have been taken by a crocodile.Police have confirmed clothing has been found beside a small creek which runs off the Mowbray River.The scene is understood to be about 2km from the Ozcare aged care facility where she …

Elderly woman feared killed by crocodile in Queensland

By Mark Rigby Posted October 12, 2017 16:23:18 Photo: The woman was reported missing from the Ozcare aged care facility at Port Douglas on Tuesday. (ABC News: Mark Rigby) Clothing believed to belong to an elderly woman missing in far north Queensland has been found near a crocodile infested creek,…

Rangers set croc traps

UPDATE: RANGERS have moved three traps into place tonight in an effort to catch a crocodile believed to have taken a Craiglie woman. A Department of Environment and Heritage Protection spokesman said EHP wildlife officers had been assisting the Queensland Police Service in the search for Anne Cameron, believed to …

Crocodile shooting will cause ‘dangerous’ and ‘increased’ croc activity for years

A Central Queensland crocodile farmer has warned the death of a 5.2-metre salty in the Fitzroy River will mean “increased croc activity” in the system for the next two to three years. Police have been investigating since the large crocodile was found Giant saltie ‘proof’ that Labor’s management policy a …

Missing woman may have been taken by a crocodile in far north Queensland

A crocodile may have taken an elderly woman missing from a far north Queensland aged care facility for days. Police have found clothes and other items of interest belonging to Anne Cameron at the end of Four Mile Beach, at Port Douglas, and have sent them for forensic testing. Results …

Monster croc shot in Fitzroy River in central Queensland

A 5.2-metre crocodile has been shot and killed in a central Queensland river, prompting warnings residents can now expect “increased aggressive activity” by any others in the area. Matty Holdsworth. The Courier-MailSeptember 21, 20174:59pm.3-foot-long crocodile captured in Indiana stream

Croc research on gambling habits gets an Ig Nobel

The one-metre long relatives of this snappy croc at the Koorana Crocodile Farm, near Rockhampton, helped test the betting risks of potential gamblers. Credit: Flickr/Michael Gorey, CC BY-NC. Our research examining the effects of holding a live Liquid cats and blood-sucking bats: 2017’s Ig Nobel awards