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The boat all ready to go


A typical billabong we found some distance upstream. Spotlighting the night before revealed nearly 30 eyeshines - at least 30 crocodiles we could capture. Here the boat is ready to begin deploying nets across the billabong. It takes two people to deploy a net - one to manoeuvre the boat, and one to deploy the net. Depending on the size of the billabong, up to six nets may be used. Careful thought need to go into this - the more nets that are deployed, the more area could potentially capture crocodiles, and the faster the teams have to work to prevent crocodiles from drowning.

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