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29th Jun '17 6:34:58 PM PaulA
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* in the Soviet movie "The Doctor's Apprentice"(Uchenik Lekarya) the titular doctor has a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling of his workshop,as well as other exotic animals,birds and fish

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* in In the Soviet movie "The Doctor's Apprentice"(Uchenik Apprentice" (Uchenik Lekarya) the titular doctor has a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling of his workshop,as workshop, as well as other exotic animals,birds animals, birds and fish fish.
29th Jun '17 10:40:59 AM IfWeShadowsHaveOffended
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* in the Sovoiet movie "The Doctor's Apprentice"(Uchenik Lekarya) the titular doctor has a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling of his workshop,as well as other exotic animals,birds and fish

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* in the Sovoiet Soviet movie "The Doctor's Apprentice"(Uchenik Lekarya) the titular doctor has a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling of his workshop,as well as other exotic animals,birds and fish
29th Jun '17 10:39:48 AM IfWeShadowsHaveOffended
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* in the Sovoiet movie "The Doctor's Apprentice"(Uchenik Lekarya) the titular doctor has a stuffed crocodile hanging from the ceiling of his workshop,as well as other exotic animals,birds and fish
16th Jun '17 4:33:49 PM DaibhidC
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* The ''Webcomic/SkinHorse'' storyline "Ghosts I Have Been", which is both OfficialFanSubmittedContent and ADayInTheLimelight for Remy the voodoo mortician, opens with him picking up his groceries, including a dead alligator. Which is then possessed by the Nonhuman Intelligence of the Week.
2nd Apr '17 9:49:27 AM Bissek
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* Frequently mentioned, and {{Lampshad|eHanging}}ed as a occupational necessity, in the Literature/{{Discworld}} series. Every proper wizard has a stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling of his laboratory, even if there aren't any alligators naturally in the area. No one, ''especially'' the wizards, is sure why.

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* Frequently mentioned, and {{Lampshad|eHanging}}ed as a occupational necessity, in the Literature/{{Discworld}} series. Every proper wizard has a stuffed alligator hanging from the ceiling of his laboratory, even if there aren't any alligators naturally in the area. No one, ''especially'' the wizards, is sure why.why[[note]]Though never brought up in books in which the term is used, a witch would probably consider this to be a form of Boffo used to establish one's credentials[[/note]].
4th Mar '17 8:43:35 PM Sharlee
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* In the VideoGame/MysteryCaseFiles game ''Ravenhearst Unlocked'', the apothecary shop has what appears to be a stuffed ''dimetrodon'' hanging from the ceiling.
16th Feb '17 1:40:43 PM ElSquibbonator
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* In ''Series/{{Lidsville}}'', one of Hoodoo the Magician's "knick-knacks" is the Mounted Alligator Head.
18th Jan '17 11:59:45 AM Leporidae
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[[caption-width-right:249:Romeo supporting his local apothecary - note the alligator in the upper left.]]
18th Dec '16 10:23:31 AM Aquila89
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** In the same book, a magic shop also briefly displays a stuffed crocodile "with a lifelike expression of extreme pain and surprise."
6th Dec '16 10:54:14 AM GeraldFnord
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* In ''Film/FistOfLegend'' a kung fu master uses dried crocodile to treat his asthma, knowledge of which is used to poison him.


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* In Chinese herbal medicine, dried crocodile has been used to treat breathing disorders; any crocodilian merit aside, this might have done some good because the dried crocodiles were typically preserved with a strong addition of camphor, which is known to help relieve mild asthma.
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