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5 things crocodiles can't do and aren't likely to learn to do




Crocodiles are dangerous predators who essentially have no natural enemies. On occasion they have to face lions, only serious battles between them are very rare. Most often they simply make attempts to take prey from their own kind. Crocodiles can do a lot of things. For example, they are great camouflages, they swim fast, and they bite hard and hurt. There are some that can also climb trees. But there are things they can't do that they'll probably never learn. Although, as a result of evolution, anything is possible.


Sometimes crocodiles have to face the same lions or leopards, only serious battles between them are very rare / Photo: wallhere.com



1. They can't chew


Indeed, crocodiles are not allowed to chew food, they just swallow it whole / Photo: imgur.com


Indeed, crocodiles are not allowed to chew food. They simply swallow it whole. There is only one disadvantage in this case — if the piece of meat is too big, it takes much longer to digest. To speed up the digestion process and make it easier for their bodies, crocodiles swallow pebbles after swallowing food. Most likely, the sensation they get is not very pleasant.


2. They can't breathe underwater


Crocodiles can't breathe underwater, but it's easy to hold their breath for long periods of time.


These predators mainly spend their time in an aquatic environment. Despite this fact, they cannot breathe underwater, but it is easy to hold their breath for a long time. Without oxygen consumption, a crocodile is able to last for thirty minutes, of course, if its activity is at its maximum. If the crocodile at this time is in a state of tranquility, underwater without oxygen can stay for two hours.


3. They don't know how to sweat


While a crocodile cools down on the shore with its mouth wide open, the bird scavengers are feasting



Crocodiles have no sweat glands. Therefore, in order to cool down faster, they crawl out onto the shore and lie there with their mouths open. And so they can lie there for a very long time. Well, small birds at this time arrange a feast in their mouths.


4. They do not drink seawater


Crocodiles do not drink seawater at all, even those for which the sea is their element.


Crocodiles do not drink seawater at all, even those for which the sea is their native element (combed crocodile). They will not drink it even if they become completely dehydrated. Predators get the moisture they need from the food they eat.


5. They are incapable of crying


Certainly, these raptors have fluid flowing out of their eyes, but it has nothing to do with emotions.


These predators certainly have fluid flowing out of their eyes, but it has nothing to do with emotions. This fluid is secreted by glands. Excess salts leave the body with them.



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