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'Brutus' the 5.5 Metre Saltwater Crocodile, Adelaide River, Australia - July 2011...Min fee of GBP 250 applies. This image is outside of print newspaper subscription deals. No Magazine usage.
Mandatory Credit: Photo by Katrina Bridgeford / Rex Features ( 1377291a )
'Brutus' the 5.5 metre Saltwater Crocodile rises out of the water next to a boat full of tourists to take the meal of buffalo meat offered to him on the Adelaide River Jumping Croc Cruises tour
'Brutus' the 5.5 Metre Saltwater Crocodile, Adelaide River, Australia - July 2011
NT News photographer Katrina Bridgeford took this amazing photograph of Brutus, a 5.5m saltwater croc, giving a boatload of tourists a moment they'll never forget on the Adelaide River, just over 100km south of Darwin, last week. Ms Bridgeford was on the cruise with sons Jordan, 14, and Dylan Woodward, 11, of Sydney, NSW, four-year-old niece Skye Bridgeford and boyfriend Daniel Wilson. Son Dylan had only two words when the massive man eater rose out of the water in front

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High-tech fishing

Nick Hawthorne, an assistant professor at Montana Tech, is using Google Glass to develop an app for people who enjoy fly fishing. The app, created with the help of Scott Fleener, a computer science major at Tech, will be able to give fishermen details on nearby rivers in southwest Montana. “Based on the time of year, it’ll tell you the top five bugs, show your pick of flies,” he said. “You’ll get water temperature and stream flow.” Hawthorne, an avid fly-fisherman, hopes the app also helps reduce “grip-and-grin catch-and-kill,” with fisherman. While a fisherman holds up the huge trout he just landed, waiting for his buddy to fumble for the camera and take the picture, each of those seconds the fish is out of the water reduces the likelihood it will survive once released. Google Glass can be used, Hawthorne hopes, to snap a picture of the fish held up in front of the wearer. Blink an eye, and release the fish immediately. Sure, the wearer isn’t in the photo, but the trout is recorded for later fish tales.

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