Couple whose car became stuck in a crocodile-infested swamp are rescued after writing ‘HELP’ in mud 

Mail Online | 4/16/2019 | Mark Brook For Daily Mail Australia
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A Western Australian couple whose car became stuck in a crocodile-infested swamp have been rescued after they spelled out 'HELP' in giant letters in the mud.

Shantelle Johnson and her partner Colen Nulgit became stuck a bog during a fishing trip to the Keep River National Park in the Northern Territory on Monday.

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They tried to free the car by digging around the tyres but they eventually gave up and were forced to spend the night in the marsh.

Mr Nulgit told ABC News they didn't get much sleep because they'd spotted crocodile tracks nearby and were worried the rising tide would bring the reptiles out.

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'Earlier that day we saw two, three croc tracks - they were about five, six metres long,' Mr Nulgit said.

The couple stayed in the car the first night, but as the tide began to rise, they took their belongings, including their dog Ace, and moved away from the car.

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While they had told relatives where they were going and when to expect them to return, they had very little food and limited water...
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