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Saltwater Crocodile Index.

Saltwater crocodiles inhabit most of the waterways throughout the top end of Australia's Northern Territory. Crocs have been roaming freely for many thousands of years. Saltwater crocodiles are more likely to be found in freshwater rivers, creeks and streams but are also sighted in the ocean and saltwater tidal rivers. Crocodiles stalk their prey and attack when the time is right. Crocodiles use the element of surprise when attacking their prey. It is advisable that if you frequent a waterhole allot, to approach the area with caution and always from a different location.
Sometimes saltwater crocs leave visible markings on the mud, sand or clay banks which are called slide marks.

Tourist and locals alike are not prone to being attacked and even killed, if their not careful in and around the territory's waterways.
Crocodiles can stay submerged underwater for hours at a time and can rise and submerge without causing a slight ripple in the water making them hard to spot. Crocs come in many sizes from small to 8m and even bigger.
Crocodiles can also naturally leap out of the water to snatch low flying birds and other objects out of the air, although that is rarely ever seen.


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You can however see the saltwater crocodiles jump from the safety of a crocodile cruise company such as the Spectacular Jumping Crocodile Cruise who operate on the adelaide river and offer an interesting insight into these amazing animals. The crew feed the crocodiles by encouraging them to jump up out of the water to snatch a piece of meat. The crocs swim to the boat looking for a feed, giving you the chance to see these wild prehistoric animals up close. It is well worth the trip out to Adelaide River to experience this unique wildlife attraction if you are visiting the Northern Territory.

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