How to Brush a Crocodile’s Teeth
Best not to try this at home! But these baby crocs get their teeth brushed every morning at Nepal’s Chitwan National Park.
It’s all part of a program to bring the endangered Gharial crocodile back from the brink. Staff at the park look after 15 baby crocs – and this includes brushing their teeth to prevent any fungus from growing around them.
Once they’re all grown up, the tooth care stops and the youngsters are released into the wild.
Posted April 26, 2012, by Michael Mountain