The attack took place in the Litchfield National Park near Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory.
The crocodile lunged at its victim as she stood on the banks of a river, locking its jaws around her legs before trying to drag her into the water.
Police have said the heroism of her husband almost certainly saved her.
Ephesians 5 25 Husbands, love your wives, even as Christ also loved the church, and gave himself up for it; 28 Even so ought husbands also to love their own wives as their own bodies. He that loveth his own wife loveth himself:
Good show, on this gentlemen's part.