Apparently having life-destroying jaws isn’t enough of an advantage in the wild when it comes to catching dinner.

A photographer for NT News, Michael Franchi caught a crocodile performing a very unusual fishing technique. At least, that’s the theory being touted to explain why a massive crocodile would swim around with its arms outstretched like it wants a hug.

Crocodile expert Professor Grahame Webb told NT News that the perplexing behaviour could indeed have something to do with fishing. “It looks like some kind of herding behaviour … and I have not seen it done anywhere else.” Read more…

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