Our Big Blue Backyard (Series 2)
NATURE & WILDLIFE
Meet the Crocodile Wrangles; the researcher who puts his entire arm down the throat of a crocodile, the daredevil who captures a 750lb salt-water croc, and the secrets of the ‘death roll’.
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Episode InformationThey are the biggest, meanest, and deadliest animals in the world. Few approach them, few can face them, and few understand them. Those who dare are the Crocodile Wranglers. Dr Adam Britton from Crocodylus Park in Darwin Australia is one of the leading crocodile experts in the world. Articulate and passionate, he’s also happy to stick his arm completely inside a crocodile to retrieve a temperature logger. He plants these loggers inside female saltwater crocodiles to record temperature measurements while she is producing and laying her eggs. Then at Hartley's Creek we get up close and personal with the man-eaters of the crocodile world. We uncover the secret of the crocodile’ death roll.’ The crocs grip their food and violently shake their heads back and forth until it rips apart. You’ll want to get out of the way of that! This is a fast-paced thriller of a croc-doc.