Feeling Lucky : How A Tortoise Saved Himself from A Crocodile

A lucky terrapin has defied the odds and swum away unharmed after being tossed in the air and nearly swallowed whole by a crocodile.

This series of images captures the moment the terrapin looked sure to become lunch until the crocodile discovered it was slightly too big to be eaten in one gulp.

Taken at Lake Panic in Kruger National Park, the crocodile is unsuccessful at tossing the terrapin back in one bite, so then tries to crush it between its powerful jaws.

However, thanks to the wet surface of its shell, the little reptile managed to slip from the crocodile’s grip back into the safety of the murky water

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