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Published 6 days ago by Maternitus with 2 Comments
  • It is a crocodile heaven and a young male crocodile feasts on the local bounty. Greedy for the easy pickings he follows the shoals of fish into unfamiliar waters and unintentionally begins an extraordinary journey. Many dangers lie ahead. He ventures far from his birthplace and swims into a series of strange habitats, very different from where he was born. Extraordinary creatures inhabit the waterways. Predators prowl everywhere.

    He follows the fish beyond the crocodile's realm entering the domain of a dangerous rival, another ancient hunter, a super-predator - the shark. The young male crocodile only weighs 25 kilograms, and almost two meters long he's still small and vulnerable. His future is uncertain; in fact he's lucky to have made it that far.

    His adventure began five years ago on the day of his birth. Right from the start this little crocodile stood out from the rest. He was the first of his klatch to hatch, after 90 days cooped up in the confines of his egg he broke free, leaving his 50 or so siblings behind.

    By the time his 300 kilogram mother arrives he's already cleared of the sandy nest. She immediately starts to gather her family in her massive jaws. Only a few minutes old the little crocodile is proving his independence. His mother gathers him up and for now his explorations are over, but his adventures are only beginning with a free ride to the water's edge.

 

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  • AnitaClark
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    I always like shows like this so this video was right up my interest alley. Enjoyed it.

    • Maternitus (edited 5 days ago)
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      I love myself a well narrated and filmed documentary, especially when they use a storyline to teach a thing or two. :-) It's a nice distraction from what normally gets hurled at us online. :-)

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