Wrangler captures massive crocodile '10 times' the size of him

Crocodiles are big enough, but this fella is on a whole 'nother level.

Australian wrangler Matt Wright posted a picture of the monster reptile online on Saturday, which he described the size as being "10 of me" in a Facebook post.

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Look, pictures can often be deceiving. But we'd dare say he is just about right.

Not everyone was a fan of the picture though, with commenters disapproving of the animal's capture, with its snout covered completely by what appears to be just duct tape.

"Leave the poor animal alone. Why the f*ck do you need to catch him?" reads one comment.

Wright, who has a show on National Geographic, explained in a Facebook comment on Tuesday that's all done to keep it calm.

"In order to keep the stress levels of a croc down when we are relocating it, it is necessary to place hessian and duct tape over the crocs eyes and key sensory glands on its head so it remains calm and minimises the build-up of lactic acid," he said.

"The croc's survival and safety are priority during relocations which ensure the protection of these beautiful animals so they aren't harmed or destroyed."

Beautiful they may be, but it takes a certain kind of person to get close to these animals.

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