Hi again--hope you had nice
holidays and are ready for some more letters.
Crocodiles are one of the scary
things in Africa. They are responsible for many, many deaths of people who
swim or cross rivers not knowing the crocs are there--or even people who are
just washing clothes, gathering reeds, or getting water from the river's
edge. It's hard to get an up close picture of a crocodile, because they go
into the water so quickly when the vehicle approaches.
We never saw
any small ones--they all seemed large.
This next one was basking on the
bank of the Linyanti River too. It has its mouth agape to let the sunshine
in...........really..........they told us that they do that to help their
Since I realize that's too far away to see
well, I tried enlarging it so you could really tell its mouth is open.
It's a little pixel-y--sorry.
We drove a little closer, but it
immediately got up and turned towards the water.
When a crocodile gets up and walks, it
looks really evil to me. They are wearing a smile, but I don't feel it's
sincere! They move so fast and this one was gone before we got very