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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:22 am

Rooies? :wink:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:24 pm

:sup: .......well OWN i supose that Siobain knows better :? :lol: :lol:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jan 09, 2013 10:06 pm

Now, can the handsome young man please post a question? :roll:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby NetEk » Fri Jan 11, 2013 2:56 pm

The only animal that I know of that can't naturally swim (except humans) are Rhino but I might be wrong.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:41 pm

:hmz: Rooies en nou :idea:
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Re: True or False? (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Tue Jan 29, 2013 7:45 pm

:roll: Own :thumbs_up:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Imberbe » Wed Jan 30, 2013 12:10 am

Philip1 I believe you are IT. :thumbs_up:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:28 am

Ok, lets go

They say, people cry Crocodile tears....soooo, do Crocodiles cry......What do you say, Fact or Myth and why?
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby RosemaryH » Wed Jan 30, 2013 8:44 am

:hmz: Interesting one Philip 1 :thumbs_up: :) :whistle: :popcorn: for the experts
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Porridge » Wed Jan 30, 2013 9:34 am

Fact. They also possess tear ducts, and it is for cleaning or moisturizing the eye when they've been out of the water for a while.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Wed Jan 30, 2013 10:33 am

Do they cry? No
Do they shed tears? It depends on what you consider to be tears.
Fact is that crocs cannot chew and they have to rip off chunks of meat to swallow. As luck would have it, the glands that keep their eyes moist are near their throats. So when they swallow, the 'tears' are forced out, giving the impression that they are crying.

So it is a myth, crocs don't cry.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Philip1 » Wed Jan 30, 2013 5:10 pm

The phrase that implies expressing fake emotion actually comes from an ancient fable that crocodiles weep while both luring and killing their prey. In reality, crocodiles can’t chew, so they are forced to rip their food into chunks and swallow them whole. As luck would have it, the glands that keep their eyes moist are right near their throats, so their eating habits actually force tears into their eyes. MYTH VERDICT: TRUE/FACT


:clap: Porridge i believe you are it..........unless someone else can proof it is wrong.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Rooies » Thu Jan 31, 2013 8:17 am

Phil, it must be a myth. The question was, do they cry? Although water comes out of its eyes, they are certainly not crying. Crying is associated with emotion and I don't think a croc is crying when he is eating. If a croc is filled with emotion while eating, he should be laughing. (Although I was crying when mom forced the spinach down my throat)

Your remark about water coming out of your eyes refers. If you slice onions, water also comes out of your eyes, but you are not crying. According to the Oxford dictionary cry means to produce tears from your eyes because you are unhappy or hurt.
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby Porridge » Fri Feb 01, 2013 10:50 am

For that seriously funny reply, I'm passing the baton for this one to Rooies :lol: :lol:
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Re: Fact or myth (RV)

Unread postby onewithnature » Mon Feb 04, 2013 10:19 am

Rooies :clap: (Now to get our esteemed mite to post a question. :wink: )
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