Man sleeping on beach attacked by crocodile

A 65-year-old man has been bitten by a crocodile while sleeping on a beach in Far North Queensland.

The incident occurred on Tuesday night at Newell Beach, waking the man who was asleep on the sand. After being reportedly bitten on the foot the man sought medical attention at a nearby hospital, before later being discharged and sent home.

A Department of Environment and Science (DES) spokesperson told Yahoo News Australia the man had not contacted them directly, however, they were carrying out an…

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