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Re: Crocodiles and Dinosaurs [joke]
>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!
Not to mention a Larson cartoon of the same.
[ I'd say something about it, but since you asked us not to mention it
I won't. -- MR ]
Dr Paul M.A. Willis
Consulting Vertebrate Palaeontologist
Quinkana Pty Ltd