15 Jan '12, 7am

Nile Crocodile Signals Rescuer, "I'm Still Alive!" | Care2 Causes

Nile Crocodile Signals Rescuer, "I'm Still Alive!" | Care2 Causes

When a young Nile crocodile is stolen from the safety of its river home, it’s as defenseless as a kitten . Sold to a pet store or traded to a private collector, an immature crocodile becomes a pathetic creature deprived of fresh air, of moonlight, of catching fish and of lying in the mid-day sun. Humans have a misconception about the psyche of crocs and imbue them with villainous qualities because of their design as powerful predators. But the truth is that crocodiles do have a softer side and have even been known to be concerned parents of their unborn offspring. A nesting pair will guard their eggs, even rolling them around gently in their mouths to help the babies break through the shell at hatching time. Perhaps it’s the rugged appearance of crocodiles that has some dampening effect on many peoples’ ability to empathize with their plight, yet there are a few who see, t...

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