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 Post subject: Crocs in the Cauvery
PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:20 am 
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Hi all,


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Just wanted to know if anyone here had any close "experiences" or images with/of the mugger crocs while fishing. As far as I know there have been no human fatalities recorded in the areas angled down south and the crocs pretty much mind their own business.

I have seen several large crocs (well over 9-10 feet) neat Haira and one night counted about 13 with a torch at Forbes Sagar in and around the water. P a fishing friend has been wading across a channel and had a croc leap into the water next to him from the bullrushes on the bank he was approaching (near Haira). The croc was trying to flee and took off with its tail touching him as it sped away. I think P has never been the same and his casts were all over the place for awhile after.

The image above is from a dead croc we found near Haira that had been killed by a larger croc.


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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 11:08 am 
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A very telling image. NICE


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 Post subject: Re: Crocs in the Cauvery
PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 10:19 pm 
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Wolf wrote:
Just wanted to know if anyone here had any close "experiences" or images with/of the mugger crocs while fishing.


You could always ask Darran to post about the time a croc jumped into the coracle....

:mrgreen:

P.S.: Excellent pic!


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Less said the better.


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Don't be lazy, pen it down...


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Rustam...the picture you are talking about should go into the AXN fear factor gallery :lol:


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Don't suppose it owned a toothbrush !


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 Post subject: crocs
PostPosted: Sun Aug 13, 2006 11:18 pm 
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Heres a pic of a mugger croc I took. Hope you'll like it.

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Heres another of a salt water croc skull in PNG. I am all peeling and sun burnt from too much time ina canoe and the croc in question was caught in nets by the Kaningara villagers, then speared and eaten after it apparently ate someone from the village. Forgive the image quality but its the only scan I got.

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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:49 am 
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Ryan,

That salty is big!

The pic above it is guaranteed to give one the jitters if you come across something like that whilst in the water. Given you some ideas? :mrgreen:

Rustam


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PostPosted: Mon Aug 14, 2006 6:23 pm 
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Rustam Bana wrote:
Ryan,

That salty is big!

The pic above it is guaranteed to give one the jitters if you come across something like that whilst in the water. Given you some ideas? :mrgreen:

Rustam


My dad arranged for a Night safari near a Chanda / Chandarpur Maharashtra. Don’t remember the name of sanctuary and not sure whether it was a lake or river next to a rest house. The driver warned all of us to stay away from the shore but few of the tipsy guys had to discharge beer and went down the embankment. The guide took a search light and panned it towards the shore, the guys hollered at him but then came running back with pants around ankles, because few feet away were lines of muggers with their jaws literally open. Needless to say the safari was pretty quite from there own..


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