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Old 06 August 2010, 08:31 AM
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Alligator Giant croc photo sparks ownership dispute

A remarkable photograph of a giant crocodile measuring 22 ft. from nose to tail has sparked a war of words in Australia over which state the beast belongs to.
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Old 06 August 2010, 10:15 AM
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Two points:

1) For such a huge controversy, and such a huge croc, there has been a remarkable lack of press about this locally.

b) My husband owns a similarly aged landcruiser ute. My daughter is 10 yo, around 4'10 and above the 90th percentile for height/age. When she stands next to the ute the top of the tray comes just above the top of her shoulder. The girl in the photo looks to be at most 6 yo; that's one really tall 6 yo.

ETA: Turns out the ute pictured is probably a landcruiser FJ 40or 45 series trayback made from 1960 to 1984 (DH's is the next series up FJ75).

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Old 06 August 2010, 10:23 AM
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Agreed, not only that but her feet are lower than the wheels. My almost 9 year old is much, much shorter than that girl, she is in the 5th percentile for height and weight but she is still taller than the average 6 year old though.
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