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How do you handle a crocodile?

The thing to do with small crocs to reduce stress is to flip them on their backs. then stroke the underside of the jaw down to the belly. The crocodile will very quickly go into a trance-like state and you can just pick them up and move them about very easily.
When you flip them the right way up and give them a poke they snap out of it.
This may work with big crocs, but getting them to roll over to be tickled may be the hard bit, and I certainly haven’t tried it on anything over five feet.

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Comments (3)
Comment By DL - Thu, Nov 28th, 2013 10:19 AM
Good to know but I'm not that brave.
Comment By john adams - Thu, May 8th, 2008 12:28 PM
this is very informational stuff
Comment By Kyle - Mon, Feb 5th, 2007 6:34 PM
Where is a good place to see monkeys and other animals besides birds? Lots of places, anyplace in the jungle...
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