Re: Croc Play Behavior at the zoo?
As usual, I'm going to have to be "that guy". I don't see anything about that behavior that indicates "play". He's simply following the "river" from one pool to the other. Using the current is natural behavior, and in this case, there really was no other option.
“...the old ones ... knew in their bones... that death exists, that all life kills to eat, that all lives end, that energy goes on. They knew that humans are participants, not spectators.” -- Stephen Bodio, On the Edge of the Wild