Episode 101: Mom of a Croc
Chris and Martin are determined to prove to Aviva that there’s more to crocodiles than their reputation as scary brutes. They use an egg disguise, created by the young inventor, to infiltrate a crocodile nest for an insider’s look at the challenging journey of the infant crocs.
Learning Goals: The importance of heat in the life cycle of the croc and that heat can even move from one object to another by a process called conduction.
Animals Featured: Nile crocodile, hippopotamus, monitor lizard, soft-shelled turtle
Never Before or Rarely Seen Wildlife Moments: A glimpse inside a developing crocodile nest; the maternal care of a mother croc for her babies; an amazing crocodile and hippo encounter.