Increased number of croc hatchlings in Bhitarkanika

Over 3,000 estuarine crocodile hatchlings have emerged out of eggshells to make their way to water-bodies in and around Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha's Kendrapara district, marking the culmination of annual breeding and nesting season of these reptiles.

Man feared snatched by crocodile in Australia

Police in Australia`s north were today examining remains found inside a crocodile amid fears it could be a man who disappeared near a beach in the area.

Crocodile might be responsible for DRC plane crash: UK probe

A plane crash in the Democratic Republic of Congo that left 18 people dead in 2010 may have been caused by a crocodile!

Woman dragged away, killed by crocodile in Sundarbans

A 40-year-old woman was dragged away and partly devoured by a crocodile at Chhoto Mollahkhali in the Sundarbans in South 24 Parganas, police said.

When a crocodile attacked Narendra Modi!

When he was a Class 8 student, BJP leader Narendra Modi was attacked by a crocodile while swimming in a crocodile-infested lake in Gujarat, necessitating nine stitches on one foot.

Why alligators can pinpoint sounds so precisely

Alligators are the most vocal of the non-avian reptiles and are known to be able to pinpoint the source of sounds with accuracy.

Newly discovered crocodile roamed with dinosaurs

Scientists have discovered the fossils of a new species of a tiny crocodile that walked Earth some 126 million years ago - along with the mighty dinosaurs.

Rescued from smugglers, crocodile released into river

A young marsh crocodile, which was rescued from smugglers some months ago, has been released into the wild.

Zimbabwe man finds 8ft crocodile hiding under bed

A 40-year-old man in Zimbabwe got the shock of his life when he woke up in the morning to discover a massive 8-foot-long crocodile hiding under his bed.

Crocodile raids Sunderbans village for food

An estuarine crocodile has been raiding a village at Pathar Pratima area of Sunderbans in South 24-Parganas district for goats and other livestock, forest department officials said.

Crocodile captured by forest dept in Odisha

A six-foot-long saltwater crocodile that had strayed into a village pond in Kendrapara district of Odisha, was captured alive by forest personnel much to the relief of panicked local residents.

Scientists measure croc nerves to understand ancient animals

Scientists have measured super-sensitive crocodilian facial nerves to better understand how today`s animals, as well as dinosaurs and crocodiles that lived millions of years ago, interact with their environment.

Private museum claims to have world`s largest croc skull

A miniature private museum of antiques and wildlife trophies in Rajkanika area of Odisha`s Kendrapara district claim to house the world’s largest crocodile skull.

Mozambique kills 13 crocodiles to stop man-animal conflict

Wildlife authorities in Mozambique have killed 13 crocodiles in an effort to stop what they termed "animal-human conflict", Xinhua reported.

Boy swallowed alive by crocodile in Madhya Pradesh

A huge crocodile swallowed alive a 12-year-old boy in National Chambal Sanctuary in Madhya Pradesh`s Bhind district on Thursday, as per reports.

Giant killer crocs ruled the seas 150m yrs ago

A more than 22-foot-long crocodile that ripped prey to death and a huge croc that sucked prey to its doom were at the top of the European marine food chain 150 million years ago, a new study has found.

Crocodile found roaming in plane`s cargo hold

A crocodile escaped from its cage on a domestic flight in Oz and was found roaming free in the cargo hold when the plane touched down in Melbourne.

Depressed Thai woman feeds herself to crocodiles

A woman had told her husband that she would visit a popular crocodile Farm in Samut Prakarn just outside Bangkok.

Chinese man raises 6,000 crocodiles

A farmer and entrepreneur in China has built the largest private crocodile farm in the country that raises around 6,100 crocodiles.

The crocs of Bhitarkanika: A problem of plenty?

From a strength of 96 crocodiles in 1976, the population now stands at 1,646.