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Aussie croc wrangler joins Indonesia bid to save tyre-tied reptile


An Australian television personality has thrown his hat in the ring to help capture a giant Indonesian crocodile and remove a motorcycle tyre stuck around its neck. Matt Wright, host of National Geographic's "Monster Croc Wrangler" show, was on the island of Sulawesi Thursday with a team using traps baited with duck, a drone and even a harpoon in a bid to reel in the reptile. from Matt Wright's fellow crocodile wrangler Chris WilsonN°1OZ68M

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