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The Zai Whitaker column | A lockdown despatch from the Madras Crocodile Bank
Lifestyle

The Zai Whitaker column | A lockdown despatch from the Madras Crocodile Bank

Of enclosure manoeuvring, felled trees, and rescued cobras: An account of three action-packed months at the Madras Crocodile Bank while in lockdown.

The Zai Whitaker column | Notes on camping with crocodiles, and watching baby muggers hatch
Lifestyle

The Zai Whitaker column | Notes on camping with crocodiles, and watching baby muggers hatch

Over 10 ft long, the marsh crocodile's barrel-like body folds into the contours of the bank and as he moves, a black-crowned night heron moves as well… just a tiny bit. Not, to my human eyes, far enough, but then animals and birds always seem to know what they’re doing, unlike another species which shall not be mentioned.| Zai Whitaker writes

Crocodiles were vegetarians around 200 million years ago, a new study finds
science

Crocodiles were vegetarians around 200 million years ago, a new study finds

While some looked like today's croc, others were smaller, lived on land and had legs beneath their bodies.

Crocodiles to be relocated from ponds near Statue of Unity in Gujarat; officials say move aimed at tourist safety, not new seaplane service
India

Crocodiles to be relocated from ponds near Statue of Unity in Gujarat; officials say move aimed at tourist safety, not new seaplane service

As many 20 cages have been set up along the banks of the two ponds to capture the crocodiles, but there is no specific target for the number of them that needs to be captured.

On the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, humans and crocodiles are locked in a conflict
Life

On the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, humans and crocodiles are locked in a conflict

On the peaceful Andaman and Nicobar islands, a potentially dangerous confrontation is brewing between saltwater crocodiles and human residents

When a Bond movie turns real: Indonesia plans to build a prison guarded by crocodiles
World

When a Bond movie turns real: Indonesia plans to build a prison guarded by crocodiles

Indonesia's anti-drugs agency has proposed building a prison on an island guarded by crocodiles to hold death row drug convicts.

Calls to cull crocodiles in Kimberley region of Australia
World

Calls to cull crocodiles in Kimberley region of Australia

Australians Urge to Cull Crocodiles in Kimberley Region

Misunderstood reptiles? Crocodiles just wanna have fun, says new study
Life

Misunderstood reptiles? Crocodiles just wanna have fun, says new study

In rare cases, individual crocodilians have been known to bond so strongly with people that they become playmates for years, the study pointed out.

Australia: Tourists play audience to massive crocodile vs bull shark fight
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Australia: Tourists play audience to massive crocodile vs bull shark fight

Tourists in northern Australia have been left stunned by two fierce animals going head-to-head -- a massive saltwater crocodile wrestling with a bull shark in its jaws.