Giant saltwater crocodiles terrorise locals as the beasts lurks near a busy ...

Two giant saltwater crocodiles terrorise locals as the beasts lurk near a busy Queensland boat ramp - as experts say the killers might be hanging around to eat leftover food scraps Two huge crocodiles were spotted near the Port Douglas boat ramp on Saturday Local Lyell Woods shared a photo online of the predators swimming by the shore  The Department of Environment and Science are investigating the incident  The DES stressed people should refrain from feeding them or leaving bait around

By Tita Smith For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 00:36 GMT, 1 December 2020 | Updated: 00:36 GMT, 1 December 2020

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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.

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'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

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

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