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Man gets bitten by a crocodile while trying to impress a girl

An Australian man is lucky to be alive after being bitten by a crocodile in northern Queensland after jumping into the Johnstone River to impress a girl he had a crush on.

The river is known to be infested with crocodiles.

Lee De Paauw jumped into the river after drinking with a group of friends.

Moments after jumping into the river, he was attacked by a crocodile and dragged six meters deep into the the river.

He says that he managed to swim to the stairs and came out with a bite in his left arm.

Doctors say De Paauw will not lose his arm but will surely be scared for life.

He admitted to the stunt was stupid, after almost losing his life over a girl.