My Trip With Son David Continued, No.10. Please read the story within !!
Part ten of the story!!
It is very early morning as we stroll along the gorge, not a single crocodile to be seen yet,
although I know there are many.
I believe that the banks will be crawling with them in another 15 minutes,
Soon there is movement in that water, guess what?
OK. You are spot on.
Here I spot one, it is a, Johnson or freshwater crocodile, (Crocodylus johnstoni)
The freshwater crocs are shy of humans and considered to be relatively harmless.
However the estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) known as the saltwater crocodile,
Is a man eater and should not be approached under any circumstances.
There are warning signs in areas that these crocodiles frequent, please don’t try and be
There are 22 species of crocodiles world-wide, two of which are endemic to Australia:
How do you tell the difference?
Tomorrow I shall show you the difference.
Well see you later with some more crocs.
A link for those interested.
Have a happy day.