A crocodile doesn’t kill with a death roll

The most famous user of the death roll is the Nile species of crocodile, common to the Nile River in Egypt. Here, crocodiles use their camouflage and speed to grab large prey and drag them into the water. Once there, the crocodile proceeds to drag the target underwater, holding it there until it drowns. Once the prey is dead, the crocodile then performs the death roll in order to tear large chunks of flesh off its body quickly and efficiently. To do this, it buries its large teeth into the creature’s flesh, before rolling its body 360 degrees. The muscular force of the crocodile’s body in partnership with the sharpness of its teeth proceed to tear the prey open, something that would prove difficult within the water while stationary.