Crocodile pulls teenager from tent

Crocodile pulls teenager from tent

A man was dragged from his tent by a crocodile.

The 19-year-old old male is recovering in hospital after the incident, which took place on Monday morning (25.04.16) in Australia's Northern Territory.

He was with family on a fishing trip and according to Guardian Australia, he'd pitched a tent 15 metres from the water's edge and was woken at 4.30am by the beastly reptile who pulled him by his right foot.

The NT health department believes the man was asleep at the time of the attack.

A spokesperson said: "He somehow or other managed to kick it away with his other foot."

and described the young man as "very lucky".