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NATURE: Supersize Crocs
Aired:
10/04/2009
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Romulus Whitaker Searches for Giant 20-Foot Crocs in Africa, Asia and Australia

 


 

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Supersize Crocs

ORIGINAL BROADCAST: Sunday, 10/4/2009 at 8:00 p.m. on CPTV

Tall tales of giant man-eating crocodiles inhabit a world between fact and fiction. The truth is that some crocodile species, such as Nile crocs and American crocs, have been known to exceed 20 feet; the Asian-Pacific saltwater croc has been recorded to 23 feet. Today these gigantic creatures are very, very rare, but some of them are still out there in the wild, with a few held in captivity. Renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker attempts to ensure the future of the last of these leviathans. Learn more...


 
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