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Re[2]: CLIMBING CROCS



Did I say Jaguar?  Doh!

Leopard.  Big cat thing.  No scales.  They're all the same.

LD


---"Farlow,James" <Farlow@IPFW.EDU> wrote:
>
>      Jaguars in Africa?  wow.  that's worth a note to Nature....   :)
> 
> 
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> Subject: Re: CLIMBING CROCS
> Author:  majestic_cheese@yahoo.com at Internet
> Date:    1/6/99 7:02 AM
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> 
> ---darren.naish@port.ac.uk wrote:
>      
> > I've been aware of this 
> > for years as I recall a segment on a TV documentary where a baby
Nile 
> > croc was climbing around in a tree about 5 ft off the ground. 
>      
> Another television cite: I recently was able to actually *watch* one 
> of the television programs I mention in my weekly mail: "The River 
> Dinosaur," about the Nile Crocodile.  Featured was an *adult* animal 
> that climbed several feet up a tree to snatch a prey carcass from a 
> juvenile jaguar.  (The croc then lost most of the carcass to a hyena 
> at water's edge, which then promptly lost it to a lion!)
>      
> > Also, believe it or not, there were feral baby crocodiles running 
> > around in England in the last century and the fact that they used
to 
> > hide up trees was often mentioned. 
>      
> Arboreal juvenile Anglo crocs?  There will always be an England.
>      
> ==
> Larry
>      
> "Putting all reason aside
> You exchange what you've got
> For a thing that's hypnotic and strange"
>      
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