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Old Jan 13th 2011, 7:02 am
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when the rain goes will there be crocodiles in the streets? (yes it's stupid but I need to know)

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Old Jan 13th 2011, 7:10 am
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Apparently they're just one of the added dangers. Shit, survive the flood then get eaten by a gator.
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Old Jan 13th 2011, 7:11 am
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when the rain goes will there be crocodiles in the streets? (yes it's stupid but I need to know)

it will be like snakes on a plane, except crocodiles on the street, and snakes and lizards and god knows what else can bite or attack you.
As far as I remember from my time in Oz there werent so many of the huge salties in Brisbane, but maybe there are

anyhow its not like they arent knocking around when its not flooded
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but before they were contained in the rivers?
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when the rain goes will there be crocodiles in the streets? (yes it's stupid but I need to know)

Dunno about crocs but a bull shark was supposedly spotted in the floodwaters.

I suspect too far south for crocs? Best avoided anyway, raw sewerage is enough of a deterrent.
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Dunno about crocs but a bull shark was supposedly spotted in the floodwaters.

I suspect too far south for crocs? Best avoided anyway, raw sewerage is enough of a deterrent.
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Apparently they're just one of the added dangers. Shit, survive the flood then get eaten by a gator.
Don't you know the difference between a croc and a gator?
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Don't you know the difference between a croc and a gator?
Nope. 'king big lizard with teeth, that's all I need to know.
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Yeeeeup!

http://www.petethomasoutdoors.com/20...brisbane-.html

More danger with collapsing pavements and sight-seers at the moment though ...
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but before they were contained in the rivers?
saltwater crocs are in the sea they are the bigger ones, freshwater crocs in the rivers. they are smaller but its not like you'd fight one off either
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saltwater crocs are in the sea they are the bigger ones, freshwater crocs in the rivers. they are smaller but its not like you'd fight one off either
but once this water drains away .....
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but once this water drains away .....
well they are able to walk rather quickly also if needs be, but i suppose a few might get stranded.
i dont think the saltwater ones are in Brisbane though, I remember being at Surfers Paradise and there were no nets to protect the beaches, and even along the gold coast I didnt see protection against crocs, sharks yes crocs no
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so there could be washed up sharks?
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so there could be washed up sharks?
who knows but washed up sharks are usually dead

i'd more afraid of those nasty bastard snakes than the crocs or sharks, or spiders for that matter. Anyhow are you going there for a trip? Really I wouldn't worry so much. most critters dont like to swim about in shit infested water anymore than humans do.
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so there could be washed up sharks?
Washed up?

At the moment, yes, but with a couple of sessions with a good psychoanalyst, they'll be fine...........
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