Crocodile attack: Lee de Paauw jumped in to jaws of death ‘for a dare’

Crocodile attack: Lee de Paauw jumped in to jaws of death 'for a dare' An 18-year-old man has significant injuries to his arm after being mauled by a crocodile in a in far north Queensland river during a night time dare. Share Tweet Whatsapp Email. Share. Man attacked by croc in Innisfail river – Yahoo7. Pinterest · Tumblr.

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Teenager recovering from crocodile attack

A teenager is recovering in hospital after being mauled by a crocodile in a far north Queensland river. Lee de Paauw jumped off the Innisfail esplanade wharf into the Johnstone River just before 2.30am on Sunday as a dare. The 18-year-old was then …

Sky News Australia

Teen nearly loses arm in croc attack

Paramedics say a teenager attacked by a crocodile after jumping into a north Queensland river on a dare from friends is lucky to still have his arm. Mr Noble said the area was well-known for its crocodile population. A keen young fisherman believed to

ClickLancashire

Teen punches above weight in jaws of death

What was supposed to be a fun late night swim in a river in Australia’s northeastern coast turned into a near disaster for 18-year-old Lee de Paauw who was attacked by a crocodile shortly after he jumped into the water. His left arm was locked in the …

Hong Kong Standard (press release)

Australian Teen Punches Cocodile To Escape

BRISBANE, Australia – A teenager is having surgery on his arm after being bitten by a crocodile in a river in northern Queensland, Australia, where he would have dived to meet a “challenge.” Paauw Lee, 18, jumped from the pier of the Innisfail

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Teenager mauled by crocodile after ‘friends dared him to jump in river’ in Australia

A teenager was mauled by a crocodile after he was allegedly dared to jump into the predator-infested river in Australia. Lee De Paauw, 18, was attacked by the crocodile after jumping from the wharf into the Johnstone River, Queensland, just before 2

Evening Standard

Teenage boy Lee De Paauw mauled by crocodile after late night swim in river

Lee De Paauw, 18, managed to punch the reptile to escape its jaws. Photo / via Facebook. A teenage boy who was attacked by a crocodile desperately fought off the predator after being dared to jump into the river. Lee De Paauw, 18, managed to punch the …

New Zealand Herald

Teen in hospital after fighting off croc

A teenager has fought off a crocodile after being dared to jump into the river by his mates. Lee De Paauw, 18, desperately punched the reptile repeatedly to free himself from its jaws during a foolhardy late night swim in the Johnstone River in north …

Newshub

Teen almost mauled to death by crocodile after jumping into infested waters ‘for a dare’ escaped by punching it in

A TEEN who jumped into infested waters for a dare escaped being mauled to death by a 10ft crocodile – by punching it repeatedly in the face. Lee De Paauw screamed for help after the 10ft-long beast tore into him by locking its sharp teeth onto his left

The Sun

‘We didn’t think he would do it’: Teenager, 18, almost has his arm ripped off by monster four-metre crocodile after

A teenager who almost had his armed ripped off by a crocodile was dared to jump into infested rivers by a British backpacker. Lee De Paauw, 18, escaped the jaws of the monster reptile after it grabbed him when he jumped into the Johnstone River in far

Daily Mail

Australian teen escapes crocodile by ‘punching’ it

A young Australian survived a crocodile attack after jumping into a crocodile-infested river on a dare. The youth managed to save himself by punching the animal in the head, according to local media. Australien Australisches Leistenkrokodil (Getty

Deutsche Welle

‘Exceptionally lucky’ Aussie teen somehow escapes crocodile’s grip after Queensland river-jump dare

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TVNZ

Croc, shark attack fears for Qld fisher

Authorities fear a Cairns man who went spearfishing alone in far north Queensland may have been taken by a shark or a crocodile. A weekend search for the 35-year-old failed to find any trace of him, after his dinghy was found anchored off Palmer Point

NEWS.com.au

Australian teenager almost mauled to death after jumping into crocodile-infested waters ‘for a dare’

An Australian teenager was nearly mauled to death over the weekend after he jumped into a crocodile-infested river, reportedly for a “dare.” Lee De Paauw, 18, was attacked by one of the predators after entering the Johnstone River in north Queensland

Telegraph.co.uk

Brit backpacker’s horror as teenager mauled by crocodile after jumping into infested river for a ‘dare’

A British backpacker has spoken of her horror as a teenager was mauled by a crocodile after jumping into an infested river for a ‘dare’. Sophie Paterson, 24, watched in terror as the victim screamed for help as he was savaged by the animal. Lee De

Mirror.co.uk

Man undergoing surgery after crocodile attack off Innisfail

UPDATE: An Innisfail teen attacked by a crocodile after jumping into a river for a dare managed to escape its jaws by punching it in the head. Lee De Paauw, 18, is undergoing surgery today after his left arm was nearly ripped off by the croc after he

The Cairns Post

Innisfail man recovering from crocodile attack after jump “dare” from wharf

A TEENAGER who was mauled by a crocodile after leaping into a river at Innisfail on a so-called “dare” was witnessed “screaming and splashing the second he hit the water”. Lee De Paauw, 18, managed to escape the jaws of a crocodile, which was believed …

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