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Re: Crocodiles and Dinosaurs



On Jan 10, 11:52am, Paul Willis wrote:

> But, just to finish on a parting thought. Modern crocs in the Northern
> Territory regularly leap vertically out of the water (usually for lumps of
> meat offered from passing tourist boats). Crocs around 3 metres in length
> can clear almost 2 metres of the tip of their snout above the water
> surface. I have heard that Nile crocs have been observed using the same
> technique to take wildebeast from 2 metre high river banks.

>-- End of excerpt from Paul Willis

There was some incredible film on a documentary on UK television recently
of crocs in the carribean leaping right out of the water to snatch prey from
the branches of trees!

Tony Canning
tonyc@foe.co.uk