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Posts tagged crocodile

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.

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!

October 9, 2013

 

crocodile under the water

The Ultimate Animal Survivor: Crocodiles

Unlike their contemporaries the dinosaurs, crocodiles managed to survive whatever killed off their Jurassic cousins. So what accounts for their longevity?

August 12, 2011

 

dinosaur sue

Was Dinosaur “Sue” A Boy?

Was the dinosaur "Sue" really supposed to be named "Bob?"

January 22, 2009

 

Crocodile with her eggs

Calling All Crocodile Eggs!

Did you know that crocodiles call from inside their eggs with a 'cheep' sound shortly before they hatch?

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