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Crocodile jumps into swimmer’s face

A girl looks at Rex, a crocodile, which weighs 700kg, swimming across his tank at Wild Life Sydney Zoo in Australia on Oct. 3 last year.

Photo: Reuters

A tourist swimming in a river in Australia has had a shock after a crocodile leapt onto him, slapping him in the face in the process.

The reptile had been sunning itself on a rock in a national park in the Northern Territory but then seemed to want to cool off.

The animal launched itself directly at Swedish tourist Felix Andersson, hitting him in the face before landing in the water.

Andersson and his friend Ulrik Bergsland quickly swam away laughing and were not hurt in the incident.

In fact the pair were so unfazed they carried on swimming in the lagoon.

(Liberty Times)








1. in the process idiom

過程中 (guo4 cheng2 zhong1)

例: The macarons are in the preheating process.


2. cool off idiom

降溫 (jiang4 wen1)

例: It’s sunny and hot in the morning, but it’ll cool off this evening, after dusk.


3. carry on idiom

繼續;堅持下去 (ji4 xu4; jian1 chi2 xia4 qu4)

例: They’ve got to carry on as though nothing happened.


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