Crocodiles can climb trees, the party’s over.

File this with “octopus can walk on land,” and then weep gently. Crocodiles and alligators can climb trees, and do.

Overall, the team found crocodiles in trees, day and night, pretty much everywhere they looked. They suggest the behavior exists as a means for regulating body temperature and surveying the environment. But the crocodiles are skittish — most promptly fell off their logs or dove into the water as observers approached.

Crocodiles can climb trees, the party’s over.

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