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 Post subject: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
Unread postPosted: Fri Sep 21, 2012 11:37 pm 
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This happened on Friday the 21st of September 2012.
The croc was stuck on the bridge but thanks to the Ranger Rendani and his team, they got him back safely.
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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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:hmz: Tried to escape from KNP? :lol:

Thanks for posting Ossie. :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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WOW OS, thanks for posting that. Certainly high excitement.

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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I wonder how exactly was it stuck.? :hmz:

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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The rangers said that it was sitting on the bridge, then when a car came past it got scared and run into the fence and got stuck there.


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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Poor Crockie!!! :cry:

Thanks for sharing Ossie. :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Glad the Crocodile got back to the water!!

:clap: :clap: :clap:

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Glad all was well that ended well! :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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This might make things a bit clearer.


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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Thank you for the full sequence of photos.
Glad there was a 'happy ending'.

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:) ossendryver :D Just shows what even a car jack can do in the wild :wink:

Nice pics :clap:

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Thanks for sharing, ossendryver :gflower:

Gladly the croc could be saved although scary to know that you can meet them on the bridge :big_eyes:


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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Thank you for posting the photo’s and narrative Ossendryver :thumbs_up: and thanks to the Sanparks Rangers who assisted the croc to return "home" safely. I hope that he or she told the others that it is not safe out there

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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High diving croc.

Thanks for the pics Ossie!

I bet the workers didn't get a decent thank you!

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 Post subject: Re: Crocodile Blocking Olifants High Water Bridge
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Thats awesome. Nice work guys.

My question: It looks a long way down what if he didnt get stuck? and he got through and had a couple meters drop possible onto some rock which is clearly visible in background! all thing happen for a reason

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