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Re: cannibalism

>From: "Bonnie Blackwell, Dept of Geology, (718) 997-3332" <bonn@qcvaxa.acc > 
 > I recall being told by someone while on a guided tour to see crocs in the 
 > everglades
 > that these would eat their own young, even the females.  i have heard the 
 > same
 > story for alligators.
You do have to be very careful about accpeting such stories at
face value.  I believe that gators are one of the animals that
carry their young in their mouth.  This could easily be mistaken
for cannibalism unless one watches closely.

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