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Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:41 AM

This is very stupid..Teenager Mauled Jumping into Crocodile Stream on a Bet..

No....I didn't make this one up...don't need to,,
.Stupid is what Stupid is

https://www.yahoo.com/news/australian-teenager-mauled-jumping-crocodile-173616458.html

An 18-year-old Australian youth is recovering after being mauled by a crocodile after jumping into a river for a bet. Lee De Paauw was apparently boasting about how he could swim in the dangerous waters in Johnstone River, north Queensland at around 2.30 am on Saturday (18 March).

A saltwater crocodile known as an estuarine crocodile or "saltie" managed to grab his arm but De Paauw managed to punch it and get away. Friends rushed him to hospital in Cairns and doctors said he should make a full recovery.

"Reports from the scene are he was dared to jump into the water, which he did and unfortunately that area is well known for its crocodile population," local paramedic Neil Noble told 9 News. "We're just very grateful that he's survived this incident because it could have turned out to be quite fatal. Certainly to get out the water was absolutely vital in case that crocodile was able to get a good grip on him and do the death roll and then drown him."

English backpacker Sophie Paterson, 24, told the Courier and Mail: "He sort of made this claim 'I'll swim out and back', at first we just said 'don't be so ridiculous' and didn't think he was going to go through with it,'' said Paterson. "It all happened very fast, pretty much as soon as he jumped in, there was splashing and screaming."

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democratisphere Mar 2017 #2
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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 07:47 AM

1. very lucky young man

to have made it out alive.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 08:00 AM

2. Total idiot.

Lucky to be alive.

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Response to Stuart G (Original post)

Mon Mar 20, 2017, 10:23 AM

3. Darwin's Little Helpers(TM) never get a day off. nt

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