Jumping crocs in slow motion

Crocodiles may be bloody scary, but captured in slow motion, they’re also quite beautiful.

While a major reason many people want to go to the Northern Territory is to see crocodiles, some may prefer to watch them from afar or maybe even on a screen.

This footage and accompanying soundtrack are simply mesmerising; so much so, I watched it twice in a row.

I was lucky to visit NT in November last year and I was hoping to see the jumping crocs at Adelaide River on my tour. Alas, our plans were changed and I missed my chance to see them. I only managed to see the tail end of a big one from the Crocosaurus Cove gift shop, so witnessing these prehistoric wonders in the wild is still on my travel to-do list. For now, though, I’ll have to settle for this amazing footage.

Have you seen crocs in the wild?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.
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