Herald Sun

Croc has the last word


PUT this one in the “only in Dar­win” file.

They like to do things dif­fer­ently in the Top End — even when it comes to tra­di­tional events such as the Davis Cup.

Yesterday’s quar­ter-fi­nal draw for Aus­tralia’s matchup with Kaza­khstan was de­cided by a mon­ster crocodile named Burt lung­ing at dead chick­ens.

The 5m-long salt­wa­ter crocodile snatched at chicken meat dan­gled be­neath Aus­tralian and Kaza­khstan na­tional flags to de­ter­mine the or­der of play.

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