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Animal Fact No. 120

Crocodiles infamous 'death roll' is utilised when capturing prey. They 'twist' the animal off their feet so as they can drag them into the water to drown their prey. Generally though the imapact of the initial strike is all it takes to subdue the prey. The 'death roll' is also used to twist off bite-size pieces from a large prey item.

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