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Crocodile Elvis Sinks Teeth Into Lawnmower

(CNN) -- An Australian crocodile named Elvis took matters into his own hands -- or rather, jaws -- Wednesday when he became annoyed by the sound of a lawnmower.

The five-meter (16-foot) beast, who lives at the Australian Reptile Park in Somersby, near Sydney, apparently became enraged when two noisy mowers were taken into his enclosure at the same time, a keeper told CNN affiliate 7 News.

Video footage shows Elvis sinking his teeth into the mower and dragging it into his pool, where he then guards it until the machine "drowns," as prey would when pulled underwater.

Keeper Tim Falkner can be heard shouting "let it go, let it go" to his co-worker as the saltwater crocodile takes hold.

A post on the park's website recounts how "cranky croc Elvis" made his move.

"Out of nowhere, he lunged at one of the mowers, dragging it down into the lagoon. He then guarded his new prize until a coupl

Added: Dec-28-2011 Occurred On: Dec-28-2011
By: Verstand
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Tags: australia, angry, crocodile, elvis, sinks teetth, drags, lawnmower, into water
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia (load item map)
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