Man-Eater of the Congo Meet Chris Korbulic Chris Korbulic, an American kayaker, has completed unprecedented river descents in Pakistan, Central Africa, Venezuela, and India. 2007 National Geographic Adventure Hero Ben Stookesberry, an American expedition kayaker, was named a National Geographic Adventure Hero of the Year in 2007. Crocodile Search Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry prepare to explore the Lukuga River in search of crocodiles. Site of the Attack Chris and Ben return to the place on the Lukuga River where Hendri Coetzee, their friend, was killed by a massive Nile Crocodile. Trap in Kabeya Maji The team assembles a trap in hopes of trapping a problem crocodile near Kabeya Maji. Lukuga River in Congo Clouds settle over the Lukuga River near Kabeya Maji. This is the site where only seconds after Hendri Coetzee was attacked by a Nile crocodile and Ben Stookesberry and Chris Korbulic knew he couldn’t be saved. It was an accident that rocked the kayaking world, and that changed the two kayakers forever. Crocodile Wrangler Matt Wright, a crocodile wrangler hailing from Australia, made his first trip to the Congo to attempt to capture a crocodile that has claimed victims in Kabeya Maji. Lookout For Crocodiles Mick Burns, the owner of Darwin Crocodile Farm, the largest crocodile farm in Australia, scans the area for signs of crocodiles. Team Croc The Croc team riding a make shift ferry across the river. Village in Fear Ben standing in the campsite talking to the children of the village. Taking refuge in a nearby village after the attack, Stookesberry and Korbulic were told that several people had been killed by the same croc. Villagers claimed the attacks had become so frequent that they no longer felt safe fishing. Since the river was their only source of water, even dish washing had become a potential danger. Building the Fence Matt Wright and Ben Stookesberry build a trap in hopes of catching a crocodile that has plagued fisherman in Kabeya Maji village. Stars Burn Bright Over Kabeya Maj The crew sleeps in tents next to the headman's house in Kabeya Maji, a small village in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Kabeya Maji Village Kabeya Maji has lost several people to crocodile attacks over the past few years. Crocodile Captured Pete Meredith, Ben Stookesberry, Chris Korbulic, Mick Burns, and Matt Wright take a moment with one of the crocodiles captured in the pen. Ben Looks On Ben looking down at the croc with Donald Strydom. Wrangling the Croc Croc Wrangler Matt Wright holding s crocodile's snout. Maneater Sighting A Crocodile sitting in water with rope around it's mouth. The croc has been captured by the team assembled by Ben and Chris. Crocodile Teeth Close up of a crocodile's teeth. Released Back into the Wild The team releases one of the captured crocodiles back into the wild.