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River 'croc' may be giant turtle

Posted on Thursday, 18 August, 2005 | Comment icon 3 comments


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"Fears that a crocodile had set up home in a river have been allayed after zoologists said it was more likely to be a giant turtle."

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Purplos on 18 August, 2005, 16:53
I saw this documentary where some crazy guy was getting various animals to bite on this 'bite strength censor.' The alligator snapper had about 1000 lbs/sq inch (I think) of pressure in its bite. More than a great white shark, lion, and a bunch of other scary things. I think only a crocodile had a higher number.
Comment icon #2 Posted by sneeze on 20 August, 2005, 4:07
I'm from Australia, if you believe that to have any relevance, I had no idea the Crocodile was so powerful.
Comment icon #3 Posted by Great Big Sea on 22 August, 2005, 1:25
I don't know why people are stupid enough in the first place to buy these animals and once they are bigger then they once where. They decide to throw them away? That's cruel and stupid! Why not get a cat or something?


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