I looked up "Crocodile Tears". The definition from Wikipedia is as follows:
"Crocodile tears is false or insincere weeping, a hypocritical display of emotions. The expression comes from an ancient anecdote that crocodiles weep in order to lure their prey, or that they cry for the victims they are eating".
That said, here's yet another stroke of genius from Steve Bell.
Compare and contrast with the actual Chimp himself. The likeness is uncanny doncha think?