A recent study showed the surprisingly common behavior in crocodiles and alligators to climb trees. These creatures don't even have special anatomic adaptations for gripping branches, but will climb high and out onto limbs.
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Crocodiles can, and do, climb trees. 00:10
Crocodiles climb trees to regulate their body temperatures. 00:47
Crocodiles have been seen to climb a tree up to 32 feet. 01:02
Curiosity StaffJune 19, 2015
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