By Tita Smith For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 00:36 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 00:36 GMT, 1 December 2020
Two giant salt water crocodiles have been spotted terrorising locals as they lurk near a busy boat ramp, with their size potentially the result of eating leftover food dumped by fisherman.
The predators were pictured swimming around the Port Douglas shoreline, near the popular Tin Shed restaurant, on Saturday by resident Lyell Woods.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
'A couple of big boys hanging around the boat ramp this morning,' Mr Woods wrote, sharing the photo on Facebook.
Port Douglas man Lyell Woods shared a photo of a crocodile lurking near the city's main boat ramp to a local Facebook group
Another concerned resident reported the incident to the Department of Environment and Science (DES) on Monday after seeing the photos online.
A DES spokesman said wildlife officers are investigating the incident and stressed the importance of not feeding crocs or leaving food scraps or bait near the water.
'Members of the