But if you love the wildlife,
... there are the flocks of pelicans,
.. and at certain times of the year there is more :-)
During the turtle nesting season, there are turtle tracks all around the island's beaches, as the females have made their way to the land to make the nest and lay eggs, then return to the ocean.
Green sea turtle is more common in a lot of other places but on the Crab Island it happens to be the Flatback sea turtle. This turtle breeds in many places in northern Australia, but Crab Island happens to be the most significant breeding ground in the world for this species).
And it is
not to wonder then,
that crocodiles have
During the turtle nesting season, Crab Island is a top place to spot crocodiles - what you see on the photo above are not logs!
They have learned that this time of the year there are lots of baby turtles walking out to the sea.
And they have all placed themselves in their way in the wait for the meal.
You don't usually see saltwater crocodiles laying in groups since they are territorial animals.
They all come in here from their territories, and simply tolerate each other for the sake of the big meal.
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