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Crocodile leaps out of the water and into your nightmares
Add leaping crocodiles to your list of fears.
Are crocodiles terrifying? Sure. Could they be even scarier? Uh—we’re not sure we want to know.
But it’s too late. National Geographic photographer Trevor Frost shared an Instagram video of a saltwater crocodile going more or less airborne on the strength of its tail and its craving for meat. Having seen this, we doubt we’ll set foot in a natural body of water as long as we live.
Friends, sorry it took me a day longer to get this video out to you; I was on a one day assignment for @sciencemagazine and had limited access to Internet. But here it is!!! Crocodiles have incredibly strong tails. Their tails propel them in the water like torpedoes from a submarine. In fact, as you see here, their tails are so strong that they can propel their entire body out of the water. Crocodiles are so cool. Stay tuned for more amazing crocodile photos and videos. @eddiebauer #liveyouradventure
A video posted by Trevor Frost (@tbfrost) on
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Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'