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6 Aug Tourists in northern Australia have been left stunned by two fierce animals going head-to-head - a massive saltwater crocodile wrestling with a bull shark in its jaws. Andrew Paice, 43, from Sydney took these photos while on holiday in Australia's Northern Territory (Andrew Paice). Andrew Paice was on an. There is no contest a White Shark would win over a Salt water Crocodile. The reason being a white shark on average maturity is anywhere between 2,lbs to well over 5, + lbs, and the average mean salt water crocodile is about 1, lbs. So your looking at a size comparison of @ least /2 times to. A Saltwater Crocodile is much stronger. A Great White Sharks is faster in the sense that they would win a race but It's less agile in a fight. Crocodiles are known to eat Sharks, not the other way around. Crocodiles are way more aggressive and will definitely strike first. So I have to go with the Crocodile. Avatar image for.
Submerged crocodile in Indonesia. Just look at the popularity of horror flicks like Jaws and the less critically-acclaimed but surprisingly popular movie, Sharknado.
But when Bill Gates posted an infographic ranking the world's deadliest animals to his blog inone statistic really caught our eye: Crocodiles are times deadlier than sharks. Numbers of fatal encounters with wildlife are extremely hard to tabulate, given that most places have inadequate reporting. But according to wildlife ecologist James Perran Ross of the University of Florida, officials estimate that crocs kill about 1, people per year — times more than the 10 people sharks kill per year.
While both animals are carnivorous ambush predators that sit and wait until the perfect meal comes around, the motivation and method of their attack is much different. Crocodiles attack to kill and will pretty much eat anything. Because of this, it's extremely hard to escape a croc's fearless grip. Sharks, on the other hand, are easier to fight off because they are just as scared of us as we are of them.
If they encounter a human, they'll typically give an exploratory bite and then move on, allowing a window for escape. Sharks are also much less likely to attack humans in general. Of the different species of sharks, only about 30 have reportedly attacked humans.
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And of these, only about 12 are considered to be dangerous when they encounter humans. A sand tiger shark swims inside a tank. This difference may stem from the fact that crocodiles are extremely territorial, and will kill any intruders, including humans.
I don't care if the weights "match up" here, the shark is nowhere near its prime as a predator and the crocodile is. Great White Shark kill Saltwater Crocodile http: The usual predation events shows foot salties predating on foot bull sharks. Open waters with a shark is a bad idea, no matter what animal you are unless you're a huge ass whale or something.
Sharks, on the other hand, tend to be lonersroaming the vast ocean in search of food and places to hide. There's also the fact that crocodiles breathe air, so they can run onto land to snatch an unsuspecting bystander and submerge them underwater to kill them.
I don't see how that last part means anything. If your in open water, great white hands down. Where is your proof that crocodiles have more fat in the body than sharks do?
Sharks have to rely on their prey already being in the water, a place you're much less likely to be. Crocs can also hide underwater for up to two hoursgiving you little notice that they're lurking.
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Sharks have that giant dorsal fin that sticks out of the water, giving you the universal warning sign that it's time to get out of there, and fast. Nile crocodile in the Masai River in Kenya. There's also the simple fact that shark attacks are extremely rare. You're more likely to be struck by lightening or get stung by a bee than to be attacked by a shark.
But sharks and crocs aside, there's actually one animal that's even deadlier than the rest. And you may be surprised to find out which animal it is.
Check out the video below to see the answer it's not humans. Here's why crocodiles are much deadlier than sharks.