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Australia considers crocodile cull


Safari hunters could be allowed to kill large saltwater crocodiles under proposals put forward by Australia's Northern Territory government.

Saltwater crocodiles are a protected species in Australia, but there are concerns for public safety after a spate of fatal attacks in the region.

Phil Mercer reports from Sydney.


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