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The 5.2 metre croc was found shot dead near Rockhampton.
The Australian Defence Force is assisting in recovery efforts.
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The Army member was in training area near Rockhampton.
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Residents will still be getting around in tinnies for a few days yet.
The Fitzroy River is expected to peak at 9 metres on Thursday morning.
Wild weather in QLD, NSW has taken five lives, with three still missing.