The study was supported by Australia Zoo, the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service, the Australian Research Council and the late Charles Tanner.
“a 4.84 metre-long male – traveled more than 411 km in only 20 days from the east coast of Cape York Peninsula through the Torres Straits to the Wenlock river on the west coast of Cape York. The Torres Straits is notorious for strong water currents, and when the crocodile arrived the currents were moving opposite to its direction of travel. It waited in a sheltered bay for four days and only passed through the Straits when the currents switched to favour the crocodiles journey.”
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