Biting Ironies about Crocodiles

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Crocodiles can be found on every continent but Europe because there are more places for them to hide in Europe.

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The Dwarf Crocodile is over six feet long. This isn’t impressive for a crocodile; but, it is pretty impressive for a dwarf.

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Crocodiles are closely related to birds. So, if you see what you think is a peacock, but it has giant teeth and jaws, leathery skin and weighs a thousand pounds, think twice before you approach it with a little bag of seed…

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Crocodiles do not sweat so it is okay of loan one of them your t-shirts.

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Crocodiles hold their young in their mouths to transport them. This gives the young crocodiles an idea of what it is like to be a lozenge…

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Crocs can make their ways back home from hundreds of miles away. Zoologists theorize that they do it by eating everything they see and settling down when they taste something familiar.

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Crocodiles can live to seventy years old. Neville Chamberlain also lived to seventy. Am I saying Neville Chamberlain was a crocodile? No. I’m saying that a crocodile wouldn’t have given up the Sudetenlands to Adolf Hitler.

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Crocodiles have excellent night vision, hearing and sense of smell, just in case being an unkillable homicidal dinosaur isn’t enough.

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There is an assumption that the Egyptian Plover picks decayed food from the teeth of the crocodile, but no one has ever photographed it or seen it. The only first hand reference to it was Greek scientist Herodotus who modern zoologists suspect was looking at a really confused Plover.

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Despite the crocodile having the strongest bite of any animal on the planet, its jaws can be held closed by a rubber band or a small child; but, good luck convincing the child of that…

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16 thoughts on “Biting Ironies about Crocodiles

  1. Lots of giggles today: “This isn’t impressive for a crocodile; but, it is pretty impressive for a dwarf.” “think twice before you approach it with a little bag of seed…” the T-shirt, but I laughed out loud to the lozenge one. Fun morning read 🙂

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