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   xoxoxoBruce  Tuesday Sep 22 12:59 AM

Sept 22, 2009: Saltie Adrenaline

Adrenaline = noun: a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action.

Saltie Adrenaline = noun: a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to close proximity of a Saltwater Crocodile.



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The attraction at Crocosaurus Cove in the heart of the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory has been given high marks by adrenaline-junkies.


People pay money to do this.

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ZenGum  Tuesday Sep 22 01:36 AM

Man, that looks like fun, even without Miss Bikini-chick. And it is just a 3,075 kilometre drive away. (Each way!)



gvidas  Tuesday Sep 22 02:51 AM

Quote:
The attraction at Crocosaurus Cove in the heart of the city of Darwin in the Northern Territory has been given high marks by adrenaline-junkies.



capnhowdy  Tuesday Sep 22 07:47 AM

This is kind of like cyber dating. Cage=monitor screen.



glatt  Tuesday Sep 22 08:47 AM

I wonder if the crane operator can accidentally lower the cage too deep and drown the swimmers if careless? Think the swimmers can open the top hatch from the inside? I'd be more nervous of that than of being close to that croc. How skilled/attentive is the crane operator?



Hillrick  Tuesday Sep 22 09:04 AM

Huh. And I thought it was cruel for my daughter to wave a chunk of steak in front of my dog's nose and then pull it away.....



casimendocina  Tuesday Sep 22 10:40 AM

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Originally Posted by ZenGum View Post
Man, that looks like fun, even without Miss Bikini-chick. And it is just a 3,075 kilometre drive away. (Each way!)
So, what are you doing in your holidays?


Sheldonrs  Tuesday Sep 22 12:13 PM

Boxed lunch?



Saknussem  Tuesday Sep 22 12:53 PM

Do you have to pay extra for Miss Bikini Chick to go in the tank with you? And can you pay for the special "Down Under" service? :P



Sheldonrs  Tuesday Sep 22 12:57 PM

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Originally Posted by Saknussem View Post
Do you have to pay extra for Miss Bikini Chick to go in the tank with you? And can you pay for the special "Down Under" service? :P
Sounds like someone wants to get eaten.


blueboy56  Tuesday Sep 22 01:34 PM

Wait just a munching moment, a couple of weeks ago it was a polar bear climbing into an arctic bus, now we have people being served up to salties. . . Is this some sort of conspiracy to turn us all into "long pigs" (or "hairless goats" if you are smaller)???



dmg1969  Tuesday Sep 22 04:12 PM

Feces = Secreted when in close proximity to something that can bite you in half.



Gravdigr  Tuesday Sep 22 04:19 PM

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Originally Posted by Sheldonrs View Post
Boxed lunch?
More like dumb-ass under glass... Do not want.


Elspode  Tuesday Sep 22 08:11 PM

It's not that scary. After all, you can hear it coming for you by the ticking inside of it.



nil_orally  Wednesday Sep 23 01:12 AM

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Originally Posted by blueboy56 View Post
Wait just a munching moment, a couple of weeks ago it was a polar bear climbing into an arctic bus, now we have people being served up to salties. . . Is this some sort of conspiracy to turn us all into "long pigs" (or "hairless goats" if you are smaller)???
Just for the record, my mother in law is not hairless. Au contraire.


Shawnee123  Wednesday Sep 23 12:40 PM

I think it'd be thrilling, but not that scary. Fun-scary, maybe.



Sheldonrs  Wednesday Sep 23 01:09 PM

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Originally Posted by Shawnee123 View Post
I think it'd be thrilling, but not that scary. Fun-scary, maybe.
Like straight sex?





ZenGum  Wednesday Sep 23 10:05 PM

How would you know? you been batting for both teams?



Sheldonrs  Friday Sep 25 10:23 AM

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Originally Posted by ZenGum View Post
How would you know? you been batting for both teams?
Nope. Hence the question mark. hehehe


TheMercenary  Friday Sep 25 10:52 AM

We have some big gators around here but holy hell. That thing is huge. I bet if we had those our kids wouldn't be so careless water skiing past the ones on the river banks.



Cloud  Friday Sep 25 03:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Hillrick View Post
Huh. And I thought it was cruel for my daughter to wave a chunk of steak in front of my dog's nose and then pull it away.....
my reaction was similar. A cruel tease? or animal "enrichment"?


Shawnee123  Friday Sep 25 04:15 PM

Oh no...don't even LOOK at the animals, it's cruel and unfair.

Hey mom, there's a cow!

LOOK AWAY! WE ARE NEVER TO LOOK AT THE ANIMALS.

sorry cloud, that just struck me in a funny way



TheMercenary  Friday Sep 25 04:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Cloud View Post
my reaction was similar. A cruel tease? or animal "enrichment"?
I go with "enrichment" if they get to eat a small child every now and then.


Cloud  Friday Sep 25 04:58 PM

dunno--when I saw the pic, I just thought--that's just mean.

to the poor crocodeely.

(cries you-know-what tears)



Shawnee123  Friday Sep 25 09:06 PM

I have that kind of sensitivity towards animals, cloud. I've been deep water scuba diving, and one of the training sessions I took was underwater naturalism (or some such title.) One of the things I remember was my instructor talking about natural environment, and how if you pick up a tiny little creature and move him a few feet, you have just separated him from what is natural to him. Maybe a few miles without GPS in human terms.

So, I hadn't thought about that angle, when thinking how neat it would be to see close up like that.

You're right...though we don't know if the animals are happier or sadder...it's not up to us to know, we should just let them be in their own damn environment. They shouldn't be fodder for us thrillseekers to brag about.

There are plenty of thrills in the ocean, in the sky...without disturbing any of it.

Sorry to wax badly poetic.

Thanks, cloud.



richlevy  Saturday Sep 26 01:59 PM

I don't know. The way that croc is clinging to the box it looks like he's trying to hump it.



ZenGum  Sunday Sep 27 12:00 AM

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Originally Posted by TheMercenary View Post
We have some big gators around here but holy hell. That thing is huge. I bet if we had those our kids wouldn't be so careless water skiing past the ones on the river banks.
I think there is a bit of camera-angle trickery going on there, but still, it is Biiiiiig. Big old bull salties can reach 6 metres and weigh over 1,500 kg, and aggressively defend their territory.
So if a big one establishes itself in a piece of river too close to human habitation, it gets trapped and relocated to a crocodile farm/tourist trap, where it lives out it's days as shown here. I wish they'd lower bikini chicks in glass cages into my living room.


richlevy  Sunday Sep 27 01:25 AM

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Originally Posted by ZenGum View Post
I wish they'd lower bikini chicks in glass cages into my living room.
They're safer with the croc.


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