Tug-O-War With An Expecting Crocodile Mumma And Her Eggs

25/03/2016 10:44 AM AEDT | Updated 15/07/2016 12:51 PM AEST
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Keeper Neisha Graham capturing Alice.

To collect the crocodile eggs safely we have to capture Alice who, at this stage is extremely maternal. This is keeper Neisha Graham's first croc capture.

Posted by Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo on Thursday, March 24, 2016

This Easter, staff at Snakes Downunder Reptile Park and Zoo won't be eating eggs, they're incubating them.

Crocodile handlers at the Queensland park filmed their epic tug-o-war with Alice the saltwater crocodile as they secured her eggs for incubation.

This is keeper Neisha Graham's first crocodile capture -- and as you can see, it takes a lot of strength.

Saltwater crocodiles generally lay about 40-60 eggs and the baby croc's gender depends on the temperature of incubation.

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