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2009-05-13 06:15:00

Environmentalists fear that a surge in demand for crocodile skins in Nigeria could threaten the reptiles with extinction.

2008-06-27 12:00:49

It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft. This one was still a baby at 2ft and appeared friendly, but the folk in the Noonamah Tavern played it safe and taped its mouth. Sarah Sparre, the barmaid, said: "It's not every day you see something like that.

2008-06-27 09:01:09

By Kathy Marks Not much happens in the Northern Territory town of Noonamah (population 483), so when a crocodile wandered into the pub car park, the drinkers invited it in. It was a saltwater crocodile, a man-eating species that can grow to 15ft.

2005-09-28 08:10:00

When high costs and low prices drained income from her family's dairy farm, Nina Collard made a snappy decision.

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2005-07-22 07:15:00

A writhing mass of crocodiles slithers out of a muddy pond, the animals snapping their blood-spattered jaws shut on hunks of raw horsemeat and gulping them down in one.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.