Post Profile






Clever crocodile shows off terrifying new fishing technique

Apparently having life-destroying jaws isn't enough of an advantage in the wild when it comes to catching dinner. A photographer for NT News, Michael Franchi caught a crocodile performing a very unusual fishing technique. At least, that's the theory being touted to explain why a massive crocodile would swim around with its arms outstretched like it wants a hug. SEE ALSO: Watch: Cow-eating crocodile gets caught by the cops Crocodile expert Professor Grahame Webb told NT News that the perplexing behaviour could indeed have something to do with fishing.
read more

share

Related Posts


Fish Comes with Bonus Crocodile

Humor / odd : Neatorama

Ben Stack was fishing just off Cape York, Australia, and caught a Threadfin. That’s a fish. But the line went taught, and Stack thought the fish had hidden under something and got the line caught. He slowly started to pull up a heav...

Fisherman Catches Fish With Huge Healed Bite Out Of It

Humor / odd : Geekologie

These are a couple shots of the 18.5-inch summer flounder (aka fluke) that New Jersey angler Edward Grant recently caught in Raritan Bay while fishing with some buddies and guzzling beer. As you can see, it had a huge bite taken out...

Missing fish catch data? Not necessarily a problem, new study says

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

Recording how many fish are caught is one important requirement to measure the well-being of a fish stock -- if scientists know the number of fish taken from the ocean, they can adjust management of that fishery to keep it from bein...

A long look back at fishes' extendable jaws

Academics / General Science : ScienceDaily: Science Society

When it comes to catching elusive prey, many fishes rely on a special trick: protruding jaws that quickly extend their reach to snap up that next meal. Now, researchers have found a clever way to trace the evolution of jaw protrusio...

Don’t Freak Out Or Anything, But Crocodiles Have Supersenses

Humor : Geekosystem

Crocodilians -- that's the technical term for crocodiles, alligators, caimans, and other scary, scaly creatures -- apparently weren't terrifying enough predators with their big teeth and powerful jaws.  Nature had to give them weapo...

Comments


Copyright © 2016 Regator, LLC