saltie


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saltie

(ˈsɔːltɪ)
n
(Animals) informal Austral a saltwater crocodile
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5m saltie who lives in a Queensland croc park, reclaimed his place in the record books, News.
The man had to poke the saltie in the eyes to get the creature to let go during the late night horror.
Hunting them was banned in the 1970s and now the saltie population has risen to an estimated 250,000.
WE'RE HUNTING A 20-FOOT, ONE-TON SALTIE CALLED MONTY.
According to them the extinct saltie could have been the length of a Brisbane City Council bus and may have once roamed as far south as the state's capital.
Student Isobel von Jordan was eaten by a 12ft Australian saltie just 11 days after escaping death in the Bali terrorist bombing in October 2002.
The village band had been conducted by Old Saltie (Trevor Howard) for donkey's years until pop star Peter Higgins (Robin Nedwell) took over and revitalised their fortunes.
The TV survival expert, who believes salties are the most dangerous predator on earth, said one had been cruising the water's edge all day.
The authority was expecting more than 20 salties to arrive during November.
It's only when they jump, for the dangling chunks of meat, that you realise how ridiculously large these salties are.
The Salties will be given away by two of the markets' award-winning stallholders -which can then be spent at any stall at the market throughout the rest of the day.
The law also requires salties to obtain a state ballast water permit.