(CNN) Two best friends, both in their 70s, were crabbing near Darwin in Australia's North Territory when their boat was nudged by a saltwater crocodile and capsized, causing the drowning of one of the men, according to CNN affiliate Seven Network.
Ray Mccomber and Noel Ramage tried to climb onto the capsized boat and Ramage drowned in the process, according to Ian Badham, the director of CareFlight, an aeromedical charity that contributed to the survivor's rescue.
"Saltwater crocodiles are serious. They're big animals, powerful animals." said Badham,
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