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* EverythingsSquishierWithCephalopods: The colossal squid.


** Hell, the Alligator/Bear duel in general is this; the alligator is flipped over easily by the bear and clawed once by the bear, and that kills it. Anyone who knows much about crocodilians can say that the bear would, as insanely strong as it is, not be able to effortlessly bowl the much heftier alligator over; the snapping, thrashing alligator would be a bit harder to get a grip around to even lift than an inanimate boulder. That, and the alligator's bite would be disastrous for the bear's bones, but apparently the crocodilians in this show suffer Turtle Syndrome, in that they are absolutely useless on their backs.

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** Hell, the The Alligator/Bear duel in general is this; the alligator is flipped over easily by the bear and clawed once by the bear, and that kills it. Anyone who knows much about crocodilians can say that the bear would, as insanely strong as it is, not be able to effortlessly bowl the much heftier alligator over; the snapping, thrashing alligator would be a bit harder to get a grip around to even lift than an inanimate boulder. That, and the alligator's bite would be disastrous for the bear's bones, but apparently the crocodilians in this show suffer Turtle Syndrome, in that they are absolutely useless on their backs.


* ThreateningShark: Saltwater Croc Vs. Great White Shark and Bull Shark Vs. Hippo. Though [[spoiler:the great white shark is the only one who won]], and rather cheaply, so it's actually subverted).

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* ThreateningShark: Saltwater Croc Vs. Great White Shark and Bull Shark Vs. Hippo. Though [[spoiler:the great white shark is the only one who won]], and rather cheaply, so it's actually subverted).subverted.


* ThreateningShark: Saltwater Croc Vs. Great White Shark and Bull Shark Vs. Hippo. Though [[spoiler:the great white shark is the only one who won]] (Though rather cheaply, so perhaps it's somewhat subverted).

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* ThreateningShark: Saltwater Croc Vs. Great White Shark and Bull Shark Vs. Hippo. Though [[spoiler:the great white shark is the only one who won]] (Though won]], and rather cheaply, so perhaps it's somewhat actually subverted).


* GlassCannon: The big cats move and strike fast and pack good power, but they have low stamina and are relatively fragile. The wolf, quick-moving and powerful-jawed, really can't take it. The bull shark is similar. The black bear is just lucky.
* GeniusBruiser: The elephant, gorilla & black bear (although the latter is relative).

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* GlassCannon: The big cats move and strike fast and pack good power, but they have low stamina and are relatively fragile. The wolf, quick-moving and powerful-jawed, really can't take it. The bull shark is similar. The black bear is just lucky.
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* GeniusBruiser: The elephant, gorilla & black bear (although the latter is relative).are presented in this way.


* CatsAreMean: All the big cats in this are very mean.

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* CatsAreMean: All the big cats in this are very mean.tough.


* BeautyEqualsGoodness: At the end of Leopard Vs. Gorilla, the narrator says "Beauty killed by the Beast", [[WhatMeasureIsANonCute even though the gorilla was only defending itself from the attacking leopard.]] Interestingly, the Gorilla expert was a real hottie, while the leopard expert was a man (a curious example from RealLife of the trope "gorillas always are with pretty girls").

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* BeautyEqualsGoodness: At the end of Leopard Vs. Gorilla, the narrator says "Beauty killed by the Beast", [[WhatMeasureIsANonCute even though the gorilla was only defending itself from the attacking leopard.]] Interestingly, Inversely, the Gorilla expert was a real hottie, while the leopard expert was a man rather pretty (a curious example from RealLife of the trope "gorillas always are with pretty girls").Film/KingKong).


* PantheraAwesome: Mostly averted. See ButtMonkey.

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* PantheraAwesome: Mostly averted. See ButtMonkey. Played straight by the cougar and the Asiatic lion.


* ButtMonkey: Although the big cats win twice ([[spoiler:Cougar and Asiatic lion]], although [[spoiler:in the case of the lion]] it was ''against'' another big cat), the big cats have the most losses ([[spoiler:Siberian/Bengal tigers, African lion, jaguar, and leopard]]). That's 2 for 5. Other animal groups with more losses than wins include the crocodilians (1 win, 2 losses) and the canids (1 loss, 0 wins).

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* ButtMonkey: Although the big cats win twice ([[spoiler:Cougar and Asiatic lion]], although [[spoiler:in the case of the lion]] it was ''against'' another big cat), the big cats they also have the most losses ([[spoiler:Siberian/Bengal tigers, African lion, jaguar, and leopard]]). That's 2 for 5. Other animal groups with more losses than wins include the crocodilians (1 win, 2 losses) and the canids (1 loss, 0 wins).



* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: Three crocodilians appear, but [[spoiler: only the Nile crocodile wins. The losses were cheap, so perhaps it does apply after all.]]

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* NeverSmileAtACrocodile: Three Mostly averted; see under ButtMonkey. Of the three crocodilians that appear, but [[spoiler: only the Nile crocodile wins. The losses were cheap, so perhaps it does apply after all.]]



* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in RealLife. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; the cougar [[KnowWhenToFoldEm flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack]].]]

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* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in RealLife. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; Before it can eat its victim, the cougar [[KnowWhenToFoldEm flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack]].]]


* ButtMonkey: Although the big cats win twice ([[spoiler:Cougar and Asiatic lion]], although [[spoiler:in the case of the lion]] it was ''against'' another big cat), the big cats have the most losses ([[spoiler:Siberian/Bengal tigers, African lion, jaguar, and leopard]]). That's 2 for 5.

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* ButtMonkey: Although the big cats win twice ([[spoiler:Cougar and Asiatic lion]], although [[spoiler:in the case of the lion]] it was ''against'' another big cat), the big cats have the most losses ([[spoiler:Siberian/Bengal tigers, African lion, jaguar, and leopard]]). That's 2 for 5. Other animal groups with more losses than wins include the crocodilians (1 win, 2 losses) and the canids (1 loss, 0 wins).

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* ArtisticLicenseBiology: Well, for starters, if a bull shark encountered an animal unaffected by its bites, it would be far more likely to find something else to eat than continue the fight.

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* MinorInjuryOverreaction: In Hippo vs. Bull Shark, the Hippo cries out in pain when the shark does an exploratory bump, despite the damage being superficial at worst.


** Cases in which an herbivore or other possible prey battles a predator, such as in Polar Bear Vs. Walrus, Leopard Vs. Gorilla and perhaps Colossal Squid Vs. Sperm Whale.

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** Cases in which an herbivore or other possible prey battles a predator, such as in Polar Bear Vs. Walrus, Leopard Vs. Gorilla and perhaps Colossal Squid Vs. Sperm Whale.



* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in [[RealLife Real Life]]. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; the cougar [[KnowWhenToFoldEm flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack]].]]

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* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in [[RealLife Real Life]].RealLife. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; the cougar [[KnowWhenToFoldEm flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack]].]]


* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in [[RealLife Real Life]]. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; the cougar flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack.]]

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* ThePowerOfFriendship: A wolf fights a cougar [[spoiler:and loses because it was fighting alone instead of with the rest of its pack like it would have in [[RealLife Real Life]]. Because of this, the wolf is the only loser to be merely knocked out, not killed; the cougar [[KnowWhenToFoldEm flees upon hearing the approach of the rest of the wolf's pack.pack]].]]


** Actually ''all'' the animals in the show are portrayed as mean as possible.



* FollowTheLeader: Several (unrelated) children's books with a similar subject will blatantly plagiarize battles & outcomes from the show (Croc vs. Shark & Lion vs. Tiger are the worst off in this regard).

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