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Great photo and history opportunity

Great for taking photos & Learning history Nice park Centre of town Heaps of parks Toilets and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Blah-dee-blah
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Mount Isa, Australia
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Amazing real life replica

If in the area, Krys the Croc is a must. Located on the main street of Normanton, it is a life size... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Pantherboy
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Georgetown, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great for taking photos & Learning history Nice park Centre of town Heaps of parks Toilets and other points of interest nearby

Thank Blah-dee-blah
Reviewed 10 September 2018

If in the area, Krys the Croc is a must. Located on the main street of Normanton, it is a life size replica of the largest known crocodile in the World, which was from the local area. The story behind it is fascinating. Every time...More

Thank Pantherboy
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Went to see Krys today the kids loved a photo and could not believe how big he or she was. A great pic moment and a must see here at Normanton. And the kids can’t believe that a women shot the croc lol.

Thank murrayclan79
Reviewed 26 August 2018

It was so sad to see such an amazing beast that had been shot. However it was good to see that it was not forgotten.

Thank Adventurers049
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Glad this guy was shot, what a monster. This is a life size replica of the actual croc shot. Good photo opportunity. The statue is set in a nice park with clean toilets. Some history on a bill board there too. Picnic tables, so we...More

Thank Mark E
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Krys the replica of an 8.5 meter crocodile, with a girth of 4m. and estimated weight of 2 tonnes! The largest ever shot. It was shot by Krystina Pawlowski in 1957, a famous crocodile hunter of the Gulf region, before the crocodiles were protected. Its...More

Thank Annie W
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This week the press reported about trapping a huge croc in the NT at 4.3 metres. Krys was double at 8.6 metres. Shot by a female professional croc hunter who used an elephant gun in 1957 by Krystine Powloski who shot crocs and skinned them...More

Thank citfancier
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Wow.....this is incredible! Worth a stop and a photo. Hard to believe this huge croc was found locally and shot by a lady back in 1957.

Thank Deborah S
Reviewed 16 May 2018

Hard to imagine crocs getting this big but this one did! Shot by a lady with red lipstick and red nails!

Thank billie12GoldCoast
Reviewed 14 May 2018

this crocodile was quite famous until some woman shot it Kristina as the croc was named was the largest croc up In the gulf country about 8mtrs long, shame on the person that killed this beautiful creature.

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BerniceW78
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The crocodile was 8.63 metres long the largest ever shot in Australia. It was shot in July 1957 by Krys Pawlowski, a 30 year old woman from Poland, on the banks of the Norman River.
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