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AMATEUR footage has captured the terrifying moment a New South Wales zookeeper was dragged into the water by a huge crocodile during a feeding demonstration.

Trent Burton endured a terrifying day at the office yesterday after
he was dragged into the water by a huge crocodile during a lunchtime
feeding demonstration.Once described on social media as “the
Shoalhaven’s version of Steve Irwin”, Mr Burton was feeding 3.7m monster
John when the reptile decided to chomp off a little bit more than he
could chew and clamped down on his hand.Shocked zoo visitors watched on during the attack as the experienced
wildlife handler was dragged into the water by the hand before he made a
very lucky escape.Police and ambulance officers were called to
the Shoalhaven Zoo around 12.30pm where they found a shaken Mr Burton,
31, bleeding heavily.Paramedics said his injuries were minor,
however he was transported to Shoalhaven district hospital where he
remained in a stable condition last night.An ambulance spokesman said doctors
were working to establish if the croc had caused any internal damage to
Mr Burton’s hand.
A zoo staff member described the incident as “not serious at all”,
however witnesses said Mr burton was dragged along the ground and
emerged from the water with puncture marks to his lower arm.He
was “very adamant” about making no comment on the incident last night
and requested hospital staff not put calls through to his room.Last
year Australia Zoo, in Beerwah, made world headlines after zookeeper
Dave Styles came close to dying when he was mauled by a huge tiger
during a feeding show.


Source: Video Seven news

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Added: Jul-8-2014 
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