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Australian Saltwater Crocodile


By Pitta

 Australian Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus)

A giant reptile that inhabits all rivers and seas across northern Australia. can grow to 5 meters and is a man eater given the chance, troublesome animals have to be removed by National Parks rangers, and relocated away from populated areas.They live on fish and wading birds and when the chance comes their way they devour wild pigs , buffalo,dogs ,kangaroo .

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Yikes :-/

19 Oct, 2009


Woah!! Hes one mean eating machine...Gives me the Shivers... Great pic tho Pitta...

19 Oct, 2009


The only time I've been close to one of these guy's was in a zoo environment in South Africa but they were very docile and we think they were drugged, they are huge animals and ugly too.

19 Oct, 2009


They're a survivor - you don't want to get too close to them.

19 Oct, 2009


Great photo Pitta. I initially thought he looked fearsome but the more you look at his face the more he seems to be smiling or even laughing his little eyes are lovely.

19 Oct, 2009



19 Oct, 2009


O.M.G. I suppose a paddle in the river is out of the question then :o))))

19 Oct, 2009


Some people do paddle in the river ,only the insane.We often loose a dog at the wharf, they wander down to the river while the owner is fishing.SPLASH

20 Oct, 2009


My Brother-in-law used to live in Zambia (now Zimbabwe,) Africa over 30 years ago, and he had a crocodile river near him, he used to watch all the black workers going to and fro accross, packed very tight on a very narrow raft, morning and evening. If anybody fell in their bicycle was saved first and they were left to swim ashore, sounds awful but in those days thats the way it was.

20 Oct, 2009


Just got the chills!!!

30 Oct, 2009


They are to be respected , thats for sure.Tasteya I have been looking at your photo's , just georgeous , saw your cat and many birds but have;nt seen you Aussie dog yet.

30 Oct, 2009


Hope you took this with a big zoom lens, otherwise you were a tad bit close for comfort - amazing picture

16 Nov, 2009

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