As I’ve gotten older and manoeuvred around the trials and tribulations of life, I’ve come to realise that there are some people out there that are just really fucking stupid. Seriously, there are some people out there that live their entire existence as an absolute idiot, and there’s not a whole lot anyone can do to change that.
Of course, this is where natural selection comes into play and we start to see the universe take its course. For example, consider the exploits of these four blokes, who decided it would be a fkn tops idea to climb and play around a BAITED croc trap in CROC INFESTED WATERS.
If that doesn’t send spasm of fear down your spine then there’s not a lot I can say that will.
The men took to Facebook to post the pictures of the trap which they had been playing around with at a marina in Port Douglas, which had been fitted with partial pig carcasses for that extra HELL NAW factor.
— Steven Miles (@StevenJMiles) October 23, 2017
Authorities are currently investigating and The Department of Environment and Heritage Protection (EHP) has launched an investigation into the “stupid and reckless interference”.
“These traps are specifically designed to attract crocodiles and they are deployed in places where a problem crocodile is known to be present,” a department spokesperson said in a statement.
“It is extremely dangerous to interfere with a crocodile trap, regardless of whether or not there is a crocodile within.
“It is not an exaggeration to say that interfering with crocodile traps can be potentially life-threatening for the person concerned.”
The QLD Government had recently introduced $15,000 fines for people who interfere with croc traps and there have been a number of deaths as the result of croc encounters in the news recently.
These fellas should count their lucky stars they emerged from those waters unscathed, anyone with info is urged to give the EHP a ring.
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