As the countdown continues, more questions come to mind. Sorry for my meanderings and wandering off from the focus of behavioral traits. Due to my lack of experience, I continue to wonder about how impressive a 9 foot croc would be. I also question the conservation aspect of hunting a croc this size. It appears that a 9 footer would probably be just short of sexual maturity. Is it acceptable to harvest an animal this size as it is still in the group that Nature tends to collect from? Or is it just large and old enough to be considered part of the "proven" class of croc that should be left alone through its prime years and hunted later? They get pretty old so I don't know if they are usually collected past their prime. As much as I would love to have a chance at a 100 year old dinosaur, the conditions and parameters of my hunt may not allow that as a realistic dream. Should I reconsider my minimum size or hunting parameters to ensure a responsible hunt?