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Tourists spend 22 hours trapped up a tree hiding from crocodiles

DARWIN, Northern Territory, Australia - Four Dutchmen who spent a terrifying day trapped up a tree hiding from a crocodile finally rescued yesterday - luckily with only bites from mosquitoes and sand

German tourists stranded on a flood plain for 48 hours

Four German tourists stranded on a flood plain for 48 hours after their four-wheel-drive vehicle was bogged have said they thought they would die on the remote Territory stretch.

Dying lake in Kenya once hosted 15,000 crocodiles

Until three years ago, Kamnarok National Reserve in Kerio Valley was home to more than 15,000 crocodiles. It attracted tourists, with its famed bird watching sites.

The croc-curious tourist who (just) got away

Crocodiles prove a stubborn exception to comfortably safe modern tourism, as one Israeli traveller in Australia's Northern territory found out."One minute I was leaning over the boat, teasing it for a picture. The next minute it burst out of the water with incredible speed ... its jaws fully open."