Menu
Entertainment

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.
Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

BINDI Irwin's boyfriend Chandler Powell hasn't had the easiest introduction to catching crocs.

The 19-year-old offered a helping hand to the Australia Zoo crew when they recaptured and then re-released Duncan the crocodile.

Chandler (fourth from the right) assisted the jump team.
Chandler (fourth from the right) assisted the jump team.

The enormous crocodile measured 15 feet and 1.5 inches and was caught up in the Steve Irwin Wildlife Reserve in North Queensland.

 

 

The team captured Duncan using a floater trap, before measuring the croc, attaching a new GPS tracker and sending him on his way.

The new tracker is expected to provide Australia Zoo and experts with important data and information on the crocodiles travels.

Topics:  australia zoo bindi irwin chandler powell croc crocodile editors picks



Nurse stole $23,700 from 81-year-old patient

The victim's son noticed the transactions.

Dingo extinction feared by experts

ENDANGERED: Experts believe pure bred dingoes could soon become extinct.

Number of pure bred dingoes significantly reduced.

How much vandalism is costing Fraser Coast ratepayers

Vandalism is costing Fraser Coast ratepayers big time.

Ratepayers are footing the bill for hundreds of thousands of dollars

Local Partners

Actor Will Smith spotted in Queensland

ACTOR Will Smith is in Far North Queensland and making fast friends with the locals as he visits Lizard Island during his Australian holiday.

Miranda Kerr shows off baby bump in chic ensemble

Kerr looked stylish with round sunglasses perched on her head and a coat draped over her shoulders.

Miranda Kerr shows off growing baby bump in Los Angeles

‘Hypocrite’ Scarlett Johansson slammed over Franco comments

Scarlett Johansson spoke to the 500,000 strong crowd during the Women's Rally. Source: AFP/ Mark Ralston.

Scarlett Johansson cops a backlash over Woody Allen comments

Reality star’s 45kg prison weight loss

Abby Lee Miller was sentenced to one year and one day in federal prison after pleading guilty to charges of bankruptcy fraud. Photo: Jason Merritt/Getty Images

Dance Moms’ Abby Lee Miller shows glimpse of extreme weight loss

First name revealed for I'm A Celebrity...Get Me Out Of Here

Isuzu D-MAX will be in the middle of the reality TV action this year.

Series four name revealed ahead of program launch.

Kidman’s powerful SAG speech

Nicole Kidman accepts the award for outstanding performance by a female actor in a television movie or limited series for Big Little Lies at the 24th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.

AUSTRALIAN actor Nicole Kidman has won a Screen Actors Guild Award.

Kate Middleton wants to mix things up for third baby

Kate wants to avoid the chaos she experienced after the birth of Prince George and Pincess Charlotte. Picture: Max Mumby/Indigo/Getty Images

Duchess of Cambridge wants to avoid "chaos" of pregnancy.