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Crocodiles that were once hunted are now being protected and managed by Kakadu National Park.
Series : Northern Territory Contact | Episode : 7 | Year : 1981 | Total Duration : 5 Minutes | Producer : Malcolm Otton
B&W footage aboriginal men in dugout canoe quietly testing water and dropping line to catch crocodile, man in water with crocodile. Birds swimming on water in wetland. Hunter crouched with binoculars. Head of a crocodile in water, man creeping along with rifle, shoots, flock of birds fly off. Man skining crocodile. Freshwater and saltwater crocodiles in and out of water. Dingo in wetland. Crocodile tossing dead body of dingo. Female saltwater crocodile digging nest. Baby crocodiles out of eggs. Night shot, national park rangers from Kakadu in boat with spotlight identifying young saltwater crocodiles. Aboriginal and non indigenous rangers measure babies. They also hold and measure adult crocodile in mud. Release crocodile.
Access No. 126565 | 4 mins 49 secs | 1940s | NT, Australia | © NFSA | B&W |