Study Shows Crocodiles Know How To Have Fun

February 13, 2015 8:30 PM

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One researcher from the University of Tennessee (Knoxville) led a study on the natural behaviors of crocodiles. Dr. Vladimir Dinets came to his conclusion after a full analysis that included scientific research and observation. He explained that many crocodile behaviors are not quite understood because of their rare occurrences. It is also difficult to observe nocturnal predators in their natural habitat.

There are three different types of playful behaviors exhibited by crocodiles. These behaviors include social play, locomotor play and object play. Examples of such play include swimming into waterfalls, chasing other crocodiles and sliding down slopes. Dinets added that the behaviors may sometimes b...

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