New Zealand kayaker rescued after large crocodile traps him on Australian island for two weeks

Posted on September 4, 2013 • Filed under: Australia, Tourist Attacked, Tourists Rescued

NBC News reports that a kayaker from New Zealand was rescued from an island off the Australian coast Tuesday after being stalked by a “very, very, very large” crocodile for more than two weeks. Ryan Blair became trapped on remote Governor Island in Western Australia after he had been dropped off by a boat to explore the area in his kayak, according to Australia’s ABC News. When Blair realized that his supplies of food and water were insufficient, he tried to paddle nearly three miles back to the mainland — but immediately caught the eye of the 20-foot saltwater crocodile. Read article

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