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Crocodile and Big cats Interaction

United States chaos Offline
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(10-17-2018, 07:00 PM)chaos Wrote:
(10-17-2018, 06:50 PM)Shadow Wrote: I made a picture to compare in rough way. Here in photo is replica of Lolong, a crocodile 6m 17cm long. And there is a tiger from above, I scaled tiger as relatively big, from nose to back about 2 meters without tail.

Tiger is not in straight position and I tried to pay attention to it. But this hopefully gives a little bit perspective to it, that what kind of sizes we are talking about with biggest known crocs. And also, that what is crocodile torso size and head size there. Red lines are meters, blue lines feet. I made those pictures just for personal curiosity.

6m 17 cm is 20,24 feet btw.

Crocs of 3+ meters are more than any big cat can handle. On land, a very difficult task, in the water - a mismatch.
Just my opinion.

Excuse me, my bad. I meant 5+ meters
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I am not sure, If this is posted earlier.. I saw this video today which was posted in 2007. A filmed interaction of Tiger and Crocodile. Though both seems to be smaller and younger.




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(10-21-2018, 11:30 AM)sanjay Wrote: I am not sure, If this is posted earlier.. I saw this video today which was posted in 2007. A filmed interaction of Tiger and Crocodile. Though both seems to be smaller and younger.




Interesting video. Croc was small, but maybe because of that also very fast. And this croc did that rolling, what we see them doing in water. In other videos and photos tigers have been on back of crocodiles practically making them unable to defend when tail and mouth are useless. Maybe this tiger learned a lesson here and in future avoided crocodiles or understood, that when hunting, there is no room to be sloppy/overconfident :) Young animals do time to time big mistakes and many pay heavy price.
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( This post was last modified: 10-21-2018, 10:57 PM by epaiva )


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Big Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) with Leopard it captured
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( This post was last modified: 10-22-2018, 06:52 PM by epaiva )

This is an image of a Lioness on the banks of the Mara river fighting over a Zebra the Lioness killed. It's mine no it's mine, taken by Linda Skeen in aid of Mara Elephant Project while staying at Mara Serena Serena Hotels, it does not specify how everything ended.

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(10-22-2018, 06:47 PM)epaiva Wrote: This is an image of a Lioness on the banks of the Mara river fighting over a Zebra the Lioness killed. It's mine no it's mine, taken by Linda Skeen in aid of Mara Elephant Project while staying at Mara Serena Serena Hotels, it does not specify how everything ended.

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Look at that size differences.
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Canada Kingtheropod Offline
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This is something I never saw before

Leopard hanging out with crocodiles...




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( This post was last modified: 11-06-2018, 01:50 AM by Kingtheropod )

(10-22-2018, 06:47 PM)epaiva Wrote: This is an image of a Lioness on the banks of the Mara river fighting over a Zebra the Lioness killed. It's mine no it's mine, taken by Linda Skeen in aid of Mara Elephant Project while staying at Mara Serena Serena Hotels, it does not specify how everything ended.

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That looks like a Deinosuchus!

That crocodiles tail is bigger then that lioness.

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Switzerland Spalea Offline
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@Kingtheropod :

About #52: completely crazy to see this leopard feasting with several big Nile crocs, great find !
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Not a big cat but I didn't want to start a new thread just for this..

Ashit Choudhary
Size does not matter.

Otters are known for their notorious behaviour of how they challange their opponents.

Smooth coated otters pulling crocodile tail to save their territory.



August 2018
Chambal River, Kota, Rajasthan

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