Fact or fiction

Discussion in 'Chit-Chat' started by roscoFJ73, Aug 7, 2005.

  1. roscoFJ73

    roscoFJ73

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    Found this when I was reading about croc attacks in Australia.

    "Legend has it that in the Normanton river, several kilometres from the town of Normanton, NW Queensland, there was a enormous croc.
    Krystina Pawloski, a woman of small build but handy with the gun, shot a crocodile reportedly measuring around nine metres(29'3") in the Norman River in July 1958. There is a replica in the main street of Normanton which the locals swear is true to size. Look at this pic and see what you think "

    Even it was a little smaller,it would have been a terrifying beast:D
     
  2. Critter

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    Salt water crocodiles get in excess of 20 ft, but 30 would be the upper end I think. They are also very aggressive.

    I have seen a 15ft+ alligator before.
     
  3. roscoFJ73

    roscoFJ73

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    I think the record for a salty is 30 ft ,maybe in India?
    Its just mind boggling,the thing looks over 3 ft high at the shoulders:eek:
     
  4. HawkDriver

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    Are you kidding me, they can still get that big??? That's a freakin dinosaur :eek: .
     
  5. T Y L E R

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    Check this out :


    A crocodile can slow it's heart rate down, as a tool for allowing himself to stay submerged for up to four hrs.


    In these four hrs, his heart will beat as many times as your's does in just over a minute !!!



    Twenty beats per HOUR ! One beat per three minutes ..



    :eek:
     
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  7. skyshark186

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    They have some neat tools thats for sure. Valve in the throat that closes when "death rolling" to tear of meat so no water enters the lungs, transparent 2nd set of eyelids to see while under water. :D
     
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    :rolleyes: WOW! You're amazing! I learn something new here every day.

    :eek:
     
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    Bout fawkin time someone picked up the slack in the chain of scarcasm ..



    ....I miss Junks special touch though :frown: Where is that MOFO???



    TY
     
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    He and Eric are probably duking it out with PMs.
     
  11. T Y L E R

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    I'm not going to comment on that ... :flipoff2: Except to say BULLSHIT!!!




    Maybe I'll call Junkie on his mobile .. tonite ... after I'm into the Bombay Saphire .. and he's tucked away in bed .. :whoops: Hmmm, maybe not . Our calls cost me an arm and a leg .. hell, calling anywhere beyond 50 miles costs me big :crybaby: Fawkin cell carriers ..




    TY
     
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    FOR THOSE ABOUT TO ROCK. I SALUTE :flipoff2:

    :cheers: :beer: :popcorn:
     
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    Tell me you're not wearin a satin jump suit, while you're singin that bi-band crap :flipoff2:



    TY
     
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    Salties and White Sharks are pretty close to the perfect killing machines. They are efficient to a scary degree.
     
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    Because of the ban on shooting them they are becoming a nuisance here again.
    [​IMG]
    This one was wandering around a while back... Goes to show greenies don't go swimming. :cheers:
     
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    like to see the crock hunter wrestle that one.......!!!
     
  17. bad_religion_au

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    hehe, leave em be, their in their natural environment... your the "nusance" thats going into their turf..

    easy to say when your down the other end of australia though :)
     
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    :) Hey, Tyler
    I have the schoolboy uniform I used to wear in Thailand. My left hand is holding :beer: and my right hand is holding Thai stick. I am in heaven.

    Hatman :flipoff2:
     
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    Hmmmmmmmmmmmmm????????????

    Pet croc. Can't be that dangerous I mean me being a responsible adult and all. Maybe Eric will start up a croc rescue too.
     
  20. White Shark

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    .375 H&H or .375 Weatherby Mag?

    Hey PolterGeist, wanna go with me to Australia on holiday? :D
     
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