We spotted quite a number of crocodiles in the wild, but it’s hard to take interesting photos of eyes and noses poking out of the water at a long distance. Then I found out about a crocodile farm and animal sanctuary near Victoria Falls, and I thought it would be a good chance to get up close and personal.
The farm has two sections; a public zoo-style area and a commercial breeding area. The zoo area had raised walkways so you can look down at the crocs in their pens.
Each pen held about 150 crocodiles. They had about 40,000 crocodiles in total. That’s enough for a lot of food, and a lot of handbags!
During the tour, our guide dangled chunks of meat above the crocodile breeding pen, and the male crocodile was happy to pose for the camera.
The red water isn’t blood. It’s a chemical added to the water for crocodile skin health reasons.
These guys look funny.
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