Re: AAT Theory

Richard Foy (
Sun, 24 Sep 1995 16:17:27 GMT

In article <43ujhm$>,
chris brochu <> wrote:
>True enough, the feeding rate for crocodylians can be lower than for
>mammals. But, they occur in higher densities than other predators, which
>more than compensates.
>Crocodylians aren't necessarily better predators than mammalian
>carnivores, but they're no worse, and given the population densities of
>crocodylians, no one would be helped by jumping in the water to avoid
>land predators.

Do crocs inhabit all the water in a river or a lake or do they tend
to concentrate in smaller areas? My impression is that they hand out
in crowds an do not occupy a whole body of water or its shoreline.

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