If You Thought Crocodiles Are Lazy, You Seriously Need To See This

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4:00 pm 13 May, 2014

Crocodiles, alligators or the Indian ghariyals can spend their entire daytime sitting on a river bank, basking under a warm sun and appear as if stoned. But, that is a clever strategy adopted by the croc family to fool its prey. As this video so superbly shows, a crocodile can spin into action at the fraction of a second and jump many meters high from the water surface to grab food in its crusher-like jaws. What you should notice is the slow-mo shot showing the jump – the snake-like movement a crocodile makes in the air.

 


Credit: Northern Territory, Australia’s Outback via YouTube.

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