Female ranger taken by crocodile in remote Northern Territory

A woman has been attacked by a crocodile in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory

A large saltwater crocodile snatched and killed a female wildlife ranger who was collecting shellfish with her family in Australia's remote north.

A woman has been attacked by a crocodile in remote Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory.

The group noticed the woman had disappeared, leaving the bucket she was using.

The woman was attacked while on the job about 10 this morning near the community of Gangan, about 206km south west of Yirrkala. Rangers killed the crocodile.

Police said they did not know the identity of the victim.

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She has not been seen since and Nhulunbuy and Lake Evella police have arrived at the scene and are now being briefed, NT Police confirmed to Yahoo7 News.

Her body was recovered hours later less than 1 kilometer (0.6 mile) from where she was taken by the crocodile, Northern Territory Police Commander Tony Fuller said.

Laynhapuy Homelands Aboriginal Corporation, which runs the Yirralka Rangers program, first reported the attack to authorities, and has since closed its office.

NT WorkSafe has commenced an investigation into the incident after receiving reports of the attack from multiple witnesses.

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