Elvis, the world-famous crocodile of Australia’s Reptile Park, celebrates his 57th birthday.
Elvis stunned visitors with his omnipotent strength when a zookeeper gave a 4.75-meter alligator a quarter of a cow for a milestone birthday during his show.
Weighing in at 500 kg, the beast lunged at the keepers to claim the cow as his own, stunning onlookers and performing the world-famous ‘death roll’. Elvis’ birthday comes just a few weeks after his major dental surgery.
After Operations Manager Billy Collette noticed a problem tooth showing signs of infection, the park’s reptile team took action to catch Elvis and performed a dental health check to ensure Elvis was healthy and well. confirmed.
During surgery, not one, but three infected teeth were removed. Since surgery, Elvis has been making the most of the sun’s rays by happily swimming around the enclosure and basking on the grass.
The reptile team also confirmed that Elvis’ jaw is healing well and shows no signs of infection. After such an ordeal, Elvis got a nice birthday treat in the form of a cow corpse.
Staff were surprised to see Elvis playing tug of war with three reptile keepers.
Jake Menney, Head of Reptiles at Reptile Parks Australia, said: Years, he only got stronger. “