Latest Crocodile Stories
Last year, British explorer Levison Wood attempted to become the first person in history to walk the entire length of the River Nile, an expedition which would take nine months, seven million steps and masses of physical and mental endurance to deal with the challenges thrown at him by nature and humanity along the world’s longest river.
Researchers from the American Museum of Natural History and the Museum of Natural History in Lima, Peru have unearthed an incredible group of seven-different ancient crocodile species in what the western Amazon region of what is now northeastern Peru.
A recent study shows that crocodiles just want to have fun and let their hair down every once in awhile.
An Australian zoo co-owner, 58-year-old Ian Jenkins, lost his thumb Sunday when he was feeding chicken to Macca, a hungry, 13-foot crocodile.
The ancestors of today's crocodiles colonized the seas during warm phases and became extinct during cold phases, according to a new Anglo-French study which establishes a link between marine crocodilian diversity and the evolution of sea temperature over a period of more than 140 million years.
When most people envision crocodiles, they think of them waddling on the ground or wading in water — not climbing trees. However, a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.
A new study has found that crocodiles sometimes use sticks and twigs to lure unsuspecting birds, particularly during nest-building season.
Ancient relatives of crocodiles had a wide range of habitats and ecosystems, with some species built like domestic dogs and others built for swimming through the open seas.
Modern reptiles are cold-blooded, and many researchers maintain dinosaurs were as well. However, new research suggests dinosaurs may have been warm-blooded like birds and mammals.
Crocodiles may look tough, but they can also be very sensitive -- particularly when it comes to detecting touch, temperature, or chemicals in their watery environment.
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