Study: Crocodiles Can Climb Trees

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 50•06 Feb 14, 2014

A new study published in the journal Herpetology Notes found that tree climbing is a common behavior among crocodiles on multiple continents, with some crocodiles able to climb vertically up a tree as long as there are branches to use as footholds. What do you think?

  • “Big deal. Theoretically, so could I.”

    David Thurman –
    Public Record Archivist

  • “I’ve seen pictures of this. They climb up the palm tree, tie a hammock to it, put on sunglasses, and then take a nap while sipping a rum drink.”

    Patrick Kearns –
    Grocery Stocker

  • “Ain’t that just like a crocodile.”

    Karyn Long –

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