Brutus the monster crocodile eats bull shark in the NT
WHICH animal would win in a fight between a croc and a shark?
It sounds like a hypothetical question, perhaps posed between a few mates at the pub, but a boatload of tourists had a front-row seat to the battle in the Northern Territory this week.
Sydney man Andrew Paice was on a tour with his family on the Adelaide River in the Kakadu National Park on Tuesday when he saw Brutus, a monster crocodile who has become somewhat of a tourist attraction in the far north, with something clenched between his huge jaws.
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The tour guide swung the boat around to reveal that Brutus, who is estimated to be 80 years old and 5.5 metres long, crunching down on a bull shark.
"It was pretty astonishing, because I suppose we didn't really think about sharks," Mr Paice, from Forestville in Sydney, said.