Croc attacks croc in North Queensland park

At Rinyirru National Park (CYPAL) in Tropical North Queensland in Australia a rare moment was caught on camera by onlooker Sandra Bell as an enormous crocodile attacked a smaller member of its own species.

An enormous crocodile captured attacking and eating a smaller one

An enormous crocodile captured attacking and eating a smaller one Image by Queensland National Parks

The dramatic photo series shows how the giant predator managed to sneak up on the smaller one and viciously attack it.

The smaller crocodile fails to get away

The smaller crocodile fails to get away Image by Queensland National Parks

The park posted the photos to its Facebook saying that they had been taken just metres away from a sign that warned visitors and passersby about lurking crocodiles. The park took the opportunity to remind people to be vigilant: "It's a good reminder to remember to be croc wise in croc country."

The bigger of the two crocodiles has a cannibalistic supper

The bigger of the two crocodiles has a cannibalistic supper Image by Queensland National Parks

There are lots of crocodiles around these parts of tropical Queensland. Male crocodiles are known to eat smaller crocodiles and some experts believe it is a territorial way of getting rid of competitors.

The crocodile attempts to swallow its meal

The crocodile attempts to swallow its meal Image by Queensland National Park

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