Enormous crocodile is captured on Outback property by wrangler Matt Wright

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Aussie crocodile wrangler captures monstrous five-metre predator named Rex that had been eating cows on an Outback property Matt Wright, host of television show 'Outback Wrangler' captured the croc  He said the croc had been eating a farmer's livestock in the Northern Territory  Mr Wright took the massive crocodile to his farm and gave it a new, safe home 

By Thomas Duff For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 01:52 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 03:17 GMT, 1 December 2019

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An Australian crocodile wrangler has captured and relocated a five-metre croc that was preying on a farmer's cattle.

Matt Wright, host of the National Geographic show 'Outback Wrangler,' posed for a grinning photo next to the restrained crocodile. 

He said the crocodile, affectionately dubbed Rex by his fans, was 5.1metres long despite missing a huge chunk of its tail.   

Mr Wright revealed the aggressive crocodile had to be moved to a safe new home as it had been eating cows on the Northern Territory property. 

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Matt Wright (pictured right), the host of the National Geographic show 'Outback Wrangler,' captured a 5.1metre crocodile that had been killing and eating cattle

Matt Wright (pictured right), the host of the National Geographic show 'Outback Wrangler,' captured a 5.1metre crocodile that had been killing and eating cattle 

In the photo, the crocodile is seen on a trailer with a blanket covering its face and duct tape tightly wrapped around its mouth.   

Its tail

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