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May 5, 2014

 

An alligator lays in flowers and grass with mouth open wide.

Alligator And Crocodile Tools

Reptiles often get a bad rap for their supposed dim wits. As it turns out, though, they're actually pretty darn clever.

January 29, 2014

 

A dinosaur replica in front of some cactus plants

Walking And Breathing

Lizards don't really breathe and walk at the same time. Does this mean that dinosaurs couldn't either?

December 4, 2013

 

A giant alligator sculpture foregrounds a cityscape.

The Force of an Alligator’s Bite

Scientists measure alligators' deadly jaws. The results: Alligators' jaws are deadly!

June 27, 2006

 

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As Scarce As Hen’s Teeth?

Many organisms possess genes or traits that they do not express.

April 8, 2004

 

Face the Gator

Learn about the sensitive skin of alligators on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

The Force of an Alligator’s Bite

One of the difficulties in this research was getting the creatures to bite like they really meant it, despite the fact that the pole was clearly not edible.

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