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Old 02-18-2014, 04:47 PM
 
Location: Tennessee
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Most people entering crocodile territory keep a wary eye out on water and land, but research suggests they need to look up.

Though the reptiles lack obvious physical features to suggest this is possible, crocodiles in fact climb trees all the way to the crowns, according to University of Tennessee researcher Vladimir Dinets.

Crocodiles can climb trees: researchers | Reuters
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Old 02-18-2014, 04:57 PM
 
Location: Howard County, MD
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The world's scariest animal gets even scarier ...
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Old 02-19-2014, 04:37 AM
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Location: Memphis - home of the king
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Yep, I read that. Let's hope they don't learn to drive cars.
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Old 02-21-2014, 01:48 AM
 
Location: Yellow cottage, green doors.
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Crocodiles do not climb trees.
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Old 02-21-2014, 02:26 AM
 
Location: West Virginia
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Babies do! I seen them when we lived in FLA when I was a kid. Just like Lizard!
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Old 02-21-2014, 04:59 AM
 
Location: Swiftwater, PA
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They are obviously after groundhogs climbing trees: https://www.google.com/search?q=grou...w=1536&bih=788

Now if they could only catch up with Punxsutawney Phil! I would feel sooo much better if one chomped the messenger!
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Old 02-21-2014, 05:18 AM
 
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The world's scariest animal gets even scarier ...
Their blood can fight infection. They have a use after all.
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