Issue 113 - April 2011 - Page 16
Crocodile In Sugar Mill Sump
Message claims that an attached photograph depicts a large crocodile discovered in a sump at the Victoria sugar mill at Ingham, Queensland.
The claims in the message are true and the photograph is genuine.
Detailed analysis and references below example.
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Last updated: 14th March 2011
First published: 14th March 2011
Article written by Brett M. Christensen
About Brett Christensen and Hoax-Slayer
Subject: Croc in Victoria Mill sump
Croc in Victoria Mill sump 100 K North of Townsville , Work place Hazard !!!!!!!!!!!!
Their is a 9 foot crock in the middle of the mill. Stuck down a pit.
This message, which is circulating via email, claims that an attached image shows a large crocodile found in a sump at the Victoria Mill
, a sugar mill near Ingham, a town in the far north of the Australian state of Queensland.
The claims in the message are true and the photograph is genuine. A March 14 2011 ABC news article about the crocodile explains
Torrential rain around north Queensland has led to an unwelcome visitor at the Victoria sugar mill near Ingham, north of Townsville.
An ABC Rural report
A three-metre saltwater crocodile was discovered in a pit in the middle of the factory late on Friday afternoon.
A parks and wildlife ranger was called to the mill and the 130-kilogram croc was lifted out with the help of a noose.
about the unexpected visitor notes that the crocodile was being taken to a zoo.
It is currently unclear who snapped the above photograph. Another photograph of the animal, taken after its rescue, can be viewed
in the ABC Rural report.
Croc takes up residence at sugar mill
Croc shock at sugar mill
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