Simone Pringle and Jasper, her 4-year-old border collie, who was attacked by a crocodile at Rocky Point, and survived
Simone Pringle and Jasper, her 4-year-old border collie, who was attacked by a crocodile at Rocky Point, and survived News Corp Australia

Crocodiles are snatching dogs, driving calls for a cull

A WOMAN whose dog was attacked by a crocodile north of Port Douglas is calling for a cull before more lives are taken by the dangerous reptiles.

Rangers are investigating reports of three separate attacks on dogs in the Port Douglas and Daintree on Friday.

A dog was reportedly attacked while walking with its owner along the southern end of Four Mile Beach late Friday night.

Croc slide near where Jasper the 4-year-old border collie was attacked by a crocodile at Rocky Point, and survived

Two other dogs were also attacked by crocodiles at Cow Bay and at Rocky Point.

Rocky Point resident Simone Pringle said her four-year-old border collie Jasper only just survived a 3.5m saltwater croc's jaws after the reptile lunged at her pet on the family's property, just off the shoreline on Friday morning.

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Jasper the 4-year-old border collie, left, was attacked by a crocodile, and survived. Right: The 'croc slide' where Jasper was attacked.
Jasper the 4-year-old border collie, left, was attacked by a crocodile, and survived. Right: The 'croc slide' where Jasper was attacked.
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