In 2016 A Southern Australian Naturalist Was Badly Injured When Hand-Feeding A 14-Foot Crocodile

The crowd watched in fascinated horror as Bredl approached the lake with a chicken carcass in one hand. Then something stirred under the surface, and Bredl did the unthinkable. He brought the chicken splashing down on the water, luring a huge primordial shape from the murk.

The man in question is Rob Bredl, a southern Australian naturalist renowned for his daring antics around dangerous predators. However, he’s probably better known as the Barefoot Bushman, so-called for his tendency to walk around sans footwear. And that’s mighty brave, considering his occupation.

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