Farmer survives crocodile attack by BITING the beast in the eye after it ... trends now
A farmer in his 60s has survived a crocodile attack by biting the 3.2-metre monster back.
Colin Deveraux was on his way to put up some fencing near the Finniss River in early October when he stopped at a billabong after noticing some fish swimming there.
'The water had receded and it was down to this dirty water in the middle. I took two steps and the dirty b*****d latched onto my right foot,' he told ABC.
'It was a big grab and he shook me like a rag doll and took off back into the water, pulling me in.'
Mr Deveraux tried to get the crocodile to let him go by kicking it in the ribs with his left foot, but when that didn't work he resorted to biting the beast.
Colin Deveraux was on his way to do some fencing near the Finniss River (pictured) in early October when he stopped at a billabong after noticing some fish swimming there. Then he got attacked by a crocodile
'I was in such an awkward position … but by accident my teeth caught his eyelid. It was pretty thick, like holding onto leather, but I jerked back on his eyelid and he let go,' Mr Deveraux said.
'I had no choice (but to bite the crocodile). It all happened in about eight seconds.'
Mr Deveraux leapt away and ran as fast as he could to his car. The crocodile initially chased