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Which is toughest... shark or crocodile?
Brian_V - 9/23/2013 9:32 AM
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Which is toughest... shark or crocodile?Finally we have an answer, as croc eats its fishy rival!

British holidaymaker witnessed the savage moment while on
a river cruise in Kadaku National Park in Australia

It’s an old age question pondered by some of the greatest minds
in the playground. Who would win: a crocodile or a shark?

Now a British tourist has given a definitive answer to the riddle
by capturing the moment one of the powerful reptiles munched on
its aquatic rival.

Holidaymaker Peter Jones, 62, witnessed the savage moment when
he embarked on a river cruise in Kakadu National Park in Australia’s
tropical Northern Territory.

As he travelled down the East Alligator River he was confronted by
the sight of a massive saltwater crocodile scoffing on a helpless bull shark.

The intrepid tourist group bravely tried to get closer to the spectacle,
but the coy crocodile slithered away with its man-eating prey.

Mr Jones, from Cambridge, told the Northern Territory News that after
the boat left he saw the crocodile return to the bank with its dinner,
before feasting on its catch.

He said: ’It is hard for me to say how large they both were as I lack
the experience in estimating the size of both crocs and sharks, both
being very rare in rural Cambridgeshire.

’Big, springs to mind, even bloody huge or perhaps enormous. Our guide
referred to both the croc and shark as being "very big".

’It finally answers the age-old question posed by school kids across
the globe from time immemorial: Croc versus shark, which would win?
Croc, as it happens.’

Saltwater crocodiles are the largest of the crocodilians and have the
most powerful jaws of any animal. They can grow to in excess of 20ft
long and live to more than 100.


zielit - 9/26/2013 6:26 AM
Greg, they are more afraid than you, but someone forgot to mention that for them the best defense is attack and will attack anything they’re afraid of... Things they’re not afraid of they’ll attack anyway, for fun and/or practice ;)
Greg - 9/23/2013 2:31 PM
I sure would NOT want to dive anywhere there is a Croc around. I am not so sure the old saying "they’re more afraid of me" applies to Crocs :)