Croc attack!

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  1. Wildcat

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    Talk about a great photo :shock:

    And the lesson is: Never tease a croc | NEWS.com.au
     

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    GEEZ :shock:

    Never mess with the saltys man..........
     
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    That was one dumb action, teasing a 4m croc. This 'll learn him.
     
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    Well he sure won't get the stain out of his pants thats for sure!:)
     
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    He was in luck it wasn't any U-boot.:lol:
     
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    A work related question: Why do you call them "salties"?
     
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    I believe it's just a nick name because they have fresh water crocs and salt water crocs.
     
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    Yep, bang on Thor! Everyone's turning Aussie now it seems...
    We could use a few good salties round here at the moment!:D
     
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    Need to thin the herd, huh A4K?
     
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    According to the Norfolk Va. newspaper, they were zapping at her with a slingshot !!
    No wonder she got tick'd off....

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    THX for thee xplanation. Last year I grabbed a cayman out of an apartment resevoir. Only 3 foot but with atituse!
     
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    Man always "think" he's on the top of the food chain...But at times your not ...
     
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    How cowardly is that to provoke an animal stuck in an enclosure?? And WE'RE the 'highest lifeform' on the planet???? That's an insult to cockroaches...

    (nice one Thor BTW! A little culling now and again couldn't hurt!:D )
     
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    That's what I heard too, she'd need a pretty big reason to jump over the wall. I mean look at the size of that wall, to provoke a 300+ pound Tiger to jump over would take some doing

    Yeah a real couple of winners there...

    I've seen the Croc's snapping at their food, it's a sight to behold! {if they were really so slow how did the dingbat tourists think the Crocs could catch food?}
     
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    About the Tiger attack, no'one is 100% sure what happened apparently.

    Whatch the video in the link Freebird provided, the Zoo wasn't living up to stds. and the police were kept for 15min outside the gates.
     
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    Ever heard of Bokito? He is the male Gorilla in the Rotterdam Zoo.
    Last may a woman was making faces to him. She did that every week, thought "she had contact with the animal". Suddenly Bokito didn't like it anymore, jumped over 4 metres of water and grabbed her. She was injured very badly. Then he ran into a restaurant were they were able to catch him.
    The woman sued the zoo, but they had done everything according to regulation, so nothing to blame them. Nobody could suspect that a full grown 160 KG Gorilla could jump over that water. BTW she was dumb enough not to leave him alone.

     
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    Yes the wall should have been 16 ft. high, but was only 12.5. Apparenty there was some mis-communication with the cops. The fact that Tigers had lived in the enclosure for decades, but all of a sudden something provoked this tiger to attack is telling. The guys deny it but some people had seen them with a slingshot. Also note that the Tiger ran into an outdoor cafe full of people but only attacked these two idiots.
     
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