Re: Predation

Troy Kelley (
Thu, 9 Nov 1995 15:04:12 GMT

In article <> J. Moore, writes:
>Tk> I think we all know that you are not likely to find a crocodile
>Tk> swimming around in the open ocean.
>Regarding Indopacific crocodiles (don't you remember this?):
>"The ability of this species to survive in the open ocean has enabled
>it to reach, and sometimes colonize, many small islands such as the
>Cocos Islands (nearly 1,000 kilometers from land) and the New Hebrides.

So you think the Cocos Islands have ALWAYS been 1,000 kilimeters from
land? You don't think it is possible they were colonized when the islands
were perhaps closer to the mainland?