Crocodile attack sees man rushed to hospital for emergency surgery after he was bitten on the leg while collecting eggs
- Egg collector attacked by a crocodile at remote Top End river
A crocodile egg collector has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by one of the animals at a remote Northern Territory river.
The man suffered serious injuries after the reptile clamped down on his leg near a station along the Daly River, south of Darwin, on Thursday.
He managed to get free and was flown by a private helicopter out of the area to civilization where he was then transported to Royal Darwin Hospital by St John Ambulance.
The man was collecting eggs along a river in the Northern Territory when the prehistoric reptile snuck up on him and…