A couple of years ago I wrote this piece about a visit to Adelaide River with local guide Mike Keighley. We encountered the affectionately named 'Michael Jackson', a big albino croc that could have lived 100 years.
Jackson died today, not of old age, but from the bullet of a park ranger's gun.
This was punishment for the croc's actions which are bred into its DNA. Michael Jackson killed a local fisherman who was attempting to unsnag his...