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Johnie the crocodile is surburban family's pet
news ^ | October 14, 2009 12 | Kelly Ryan

Posted on 10/13/2009 3:10:51 PM PDT by JoeProBono

WHEN Johnie the croc wants walkies, her owner makes it snappy.

Johnie - a female - rules the roost at the Lowing home.

Her favourite time of the day is meal time, the Herald Sun reports.

"She's just like a cat or dog in that she knows when the fridge door opens there is a good chance of a snack, so she shuffles in for a feed," Vicki Lowing said.

Chicken wings are her favourite, along with whiting and red meat.

Ms Lowing said her son Andrew, 15, and Johnie, 13, experienced sibling rivalry.

"Sometimes Andrew goes to have a shower after school and Johnie's already in there and not keen to share the space," she said.

Andrew turns on the cold water tap and watches the cranky croc beat it....

(Excerpt) Read more at news.com.au ...


TOPICS: Pets/Animals
KEYWORDS: crocodile


1 posted on 10/13/2009 3:10:51 PM PDT by JoeProBono
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To: JoeProBono

They think of Johnie as “family.”

One day Johnie is going to think of the family as “lunch.”


2 posted on 10/13/2009 3:11:54 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

This will all end in tears.


3 posted on 10/13/2009 3:13:05 PM PDT by discostu (The Bluebird of Happiness long absent from his life, Ned is visited by the Chicken of Depression)
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To: JoeProBono

4 posted on 10/13/2009 3:14:15 PM PDT by earlJam
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To: discostu
"This will all end in tears."

And they won't be crocodile tears ;-)

5 posted on 10/13/2009 3:14:27 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Que me amat, amet et canem meum)
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To: JoeProBono
reincarnation of Timothy Treadwell.

"I think (these grizzly bears) have been misunderstood."

6 posted on 10/13/2009 3:17:00 PM PDT by MarMema (chains we can believe in)
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To: earlJam

LOL! These people are insane. I could see an alligator but crocs are mean as he*ll.


7 posted on 10/13/2009 3:17:13 PM PDT by Frantzie (Do we want ACORN running America's health care?)
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To: MarMema

Yep, that’s what happens when you voluntarily give up your spot at the top of the food chain.


8 posted on 10/13/2009 3:18:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: JoeProBono

This will end badly.


9 posted on 10/13/2009 3:19:24 PM PDT by Ramius (Personally, I give us... one chance in three. More tea?)
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To: JoeProBono

They should have gone with a Gator, we are much more friendly and we don’t mind sharing the shower.


10 posted on 10/13/2009 3:32:27 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: Ramius

It will. Someone needs to pull those kids outta there before they end up as a meal.


11 posted on 10/13/2009 3:33:44 PM PDT by MarMema (chains we can believe in)
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To: MarMema
Oh wait, one kid apparently. Sibling rivalry with the croc?

This woman has gone round the bend.

12 posted on 10/13/2009 3:34:30 PM PDT by MarMema (chains we can believe in)
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To: JoeProBono

True stupidity is like a force of nature or a train wreck, it has a unstoppable quality to it. All a person can do is stand in awe.


13 posted on 10/13/2009 3:36:44 PM PDT by dog breath
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To: Ramius

The fact that the croc is cranky and barricades the bathroom is like a gun in the first act of a play. Foreshadowing....dumb de dumb dumb


14 posted on 10/13/2009 3:40:04 PM PDT by Pinetop
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To: JoeProBono

15 posted on 10/13/2009 3:40:17 PM PDT by Roscoe Karns
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To: JoeProBono

The moonbat and her spawn will be lunch inside of a year. Bank on it.


16 posted on 10/13/2009 3:42:16 PM PDT by oldvike
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To: Roscoe Karns

17 posted on 10/13/2009 3:44:04 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

They should have gone with a Gator, we are much more friendly and we don’t mind sharing the shower.


18 posted on 10/13/2009 3:44:30 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: JoeProBono

Words fail me......


19 posted on 10/13/2009 3:46:43 PM PDT by Conservative4Ever (Man the pitchforks and torches.......let the revolution begin)
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To: earlJam

20 posted on 10/13/2009 3:55:35 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

How big is this thing liable to get? I mean, is it like a pygmy croc or one that’ll grow to human-eating size ?


21 posted on 10/13/2009 4:00:30 PM PDT by PLMerite (Speak Truth to Stupid.)
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To: PLMerite

22 posted on 10/13/2009 4:06:28 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
You don't understand, my pit bull crocodile wouldn't hurt a flea!
23 posted on 10/13/2009 4:10:44 PM PDT by Ready4Freddy (Everyone knows there's a difference between muslims & terrorists... no one knows what it is, though.)
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To: PLMerite
I mean, is it like a pygmy croc ...

Fluffy already looks big enough to pygmy yo' azz.

24 posted on 10/13/2009 4:12:41 PM PDT by Ready4Freddy (Everyone knows there's a difference between muslims & terrorists... no one knows what it is, though.)
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To: Ready4Freddy

25 posted on 10/13/2009 4:15:31 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: MarMema

26 posted on 10/13/2009 4:20:21 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono
And so it is written...........


27 posted on 10/13/2009 4:25:12 PM PDT by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: JoeProBono

Never smile at a crocodile
No, you can’t get friendly with a crocodile
Don’t be taken in by his welcome grin
He’s imagining how well you’d fit within his skin.

Never smile at a crocodile
Never tip your hat and stop to talk a while
Never run, walk away
Say “Good night” not “Good day”
Clear the aisle and never smile at Mister Crocodile.

You may very well be well-bred
Lots of etiquette in your head
But there’s always some special case
Time or place to forget etiquette...

Clear the aisle and never smile at Mister Crocodile.


28 posted on 10/13/2009 4:31:50 PM PDT by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast ( If you have kids, you have no right of privacy that the govt can't flick off your shoulder.)
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To: Daffynition


29 posted on 10/13/2009 4:32:23 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: JoeProBono

30 posted on 10/13/2009 4:33:49 PM PDT by Daffynition (What's all this about hellfire and Dalmatians?)
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To: JoeProBono

Looks like a “freshie”. Rather docile as far as crocodilian go. But I still would not want one as a pet. Though it will keep the cat population to a minimum which is always a good thing.


31 posted on 10/13/2009 4:35:29 PM PDT by CSI007
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To: 668 - Neighbor of the Beast
Never smile at a crocodile
32 posted on 10/13/2009 5:36:52 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: Ready4Freddy

It’s not the croc, it’s how you raise it.


33 posted on 10/13/2009 5:37:40 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: JoeProBono

Someday the neighbor’s pet chimpanzee is going to rip that croc’s face off.


34 posted on 10/13/2009 5:39:18 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (Hear us, O Bama: Mmm, mmm, mmm.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

But of course! lol


35 posted on 10/13/2009 6:00:43 PM PDT by Ready4Freddy (Everyone knows there's a difference between muslims & terrorists... no one knows what it is, though.)
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To: JoeProBono

I CAN HAS CHEEZBURGER?

36 posted on 10/13/2009 6:02:25 PM PDT by RichInOC (No! BAD Rich! (What'd I say?))
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To: Roscoe Karns

hahahahahahahhahahahHAHAHHAHAHAHAHAHAHAH!!!


37 posted on 10/13/2009 7:08:23 PM PDT by Ann Archy
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To: Gator113

HORSE HOCKEY!

I don’t share my shower with anyone. (Except maybe Ms Eyes)

Eyes


38 posted on 10/13/2009 7:10:19 PM PDT by AlligatorEyes (Iactura paucourm serva multos)
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To: JoeProBono
When I was about 10, our neighbor bought a little 10 or 12 inch long alligator for a pet. Through the years, his 'digs' changed, but always in their little back yard on Edenfield in Covina.

Eventually, they sold him. Whenever you see the Lubriderm commercials, say "HI" to 'Allie'.

Nam Vet

39 posted on 10/13/2009 8:13:13 PM PDT by Nam Vet ("Goodnight Mrs. Calabash, Wherever you are ! ")
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To: Nam Vet

40 posted on 10/13/2009 8:41:12 PM PDT by JoeProBono (A closed mouth gathers no feet)
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To: AlligatorEyes

Good one. LOL


41 posted on 10/13/2009 9:37:02 PM PDT by Gator113 (Obamba, Reid, Pelosi, the socialist triad.)
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To: JoeProBono; Chet 99; fieldmarshaldj; Clintonfatigued

Could she win a fight with a pit bull?


42 posted on 10/14/2009 5:21:52 PM PDT by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN | NO "INDIVIDUAL MANDATE"!!!!!!!)
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