Nerves Inside The Skull (image) University of Missouri-Columbia Caption Crocodilian facial nerves are much more sensitive than humans. This allows the crocodile to detect minute disruptions in water as they hunt for prey or search for a mate. Credit University of Missouri Usage Restrictions None Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.