A large croc has bashed its way out of an enclosure at a Townsville wildlife park.
Dynamo the 3.8 metre saltwater crocodile escaped his cage at Billabong Sanctuary at 10.30am on Saturday, leading to an emergency evacuation of the park.
A staff member spotted Dynamo outside a nearby crocodile enclosure, with a thorough search of the park conducted to ensure all customers were evacuated through the front entrance.
Dynamo was restrained while the damaged gate was repaired and reinforced.
The crocodile was returned to his enclosure and the park was reopened by 2:30pm.
Refunds were made when requested.
No members of the public or Billabong staff were injured.