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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by Jock » Wed Mar 10, 2010 12:08 pm

We came across the most amazing sighting over the causeway behind Shingwedzi on our recent trip. The river was flowing over the causeway and the crocs where lined up with mouths open, catching fish as they came over the bridge. One croc was even on the bridge!! What amazed us the the croc would allow the water to run through his mouth, and then when a tiny fish touched his jaws, they would snap shut. A remarkable sighting indeed and one that goes down as one of the highlights. Birds also enjoyed the feast.

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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by JEG » Mon May 17, 2010 7:43 pm

Lovely fotos Jock

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Seen from the low water bridge near Skukuza

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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by oddesy » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:53 pm

Great photos Jock and JEG :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up: :clap: :clap:

This was taken also at the shingwedzi low water bridge

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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by BushFairy » Thu Jun 10, 2010 11:56 pm

Stunning photo oddesy!!! :thumbs_up:
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Unread post by RUMURUTI » Sat Feb 05, 2011 10:59 am

A couple of my old pictures


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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by oddesy » Sat Feb 05, 2011 2:05 pm

Great photos :clap: :clap: I really like the second one!!
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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by Elsa » Sat Feb 05, 2011 4:53 pm

Thats a monster and it certainly looks as if that is the area around Sunset dam and I know there are some pretty big crocs in there!
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Re: Nile crocodile

Unread post by Nannie » Fri Apr 01, 2011 1:09 pm

Yesterday from the bridge just below the Gasanftombi dam near CB

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Re: Crocodile: Nile

Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:10 pm

What do you think :hmz: this Crocodile can survive :?

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Re: Crocodile: Nile

Unread post by Crested Val » Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:24 pm

Poor crocky Anne-Marie. :cry: :cry:
I would think he can survive with part of his tail missing, but I'm not an expert! :hmz:


This fella was seen at Sunset Dam March 2011.

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Re: Crocodile: Nile

Unread post by anne-marie » Thu Jun 23, 2011 9:44 pm

:clap:
maybe the same, he had something in the mouth... but too late for the picture :whistle:

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Re: Crocodile: Nile

Unread post by El-Bok » Mon Jul 25, 2011 2:32 pm

seen from skukuza resturant

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Re: Crocodile: Nile

Unread post by El-Bok » Mon Jul 25, 2011 3:40 pm

yeah massive python that had just fed. my guess is this croc killed it and another bit in half trying to steal it which is why this croc was holding on so tight :hmz:
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