Crocodiles are majestic, powerful creatures that can grow up to 23 feet long. Oh, and they could pretty much snap you in half with one well-timed munch. It's one thing to admire these animals at ground level, where you can keep an eye on them. It's another to imagine them dangling above you in a tree canopy. As it turns out, crocs and alligators have a hunger for heights.
The news of the proclivity for these large aquatic reptiles to shimmy up trees comes from a team of researchers and their paper titled "Climbing behavior in extant crocodilians" from the journal Herpetology Notes.… Read more