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65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles spotted

Last Updated: Thursday, July 03, 2014, 21:26

Around 65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles have been spotted in Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district and the number is likely to increase as the counting process was still on, officials said.

These crocodiles rest on trees!

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 20:59

A study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.

Crocodiles are capable of climbing trees

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 12, 2014, 13:45

Researchers have found that crocodiles, who in most people`s opinion just waddle on the ground or wade in water, can climb trees as far as the crowns.

Marginal drop in Bhitarkanika crocodile population

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 14, 2014, 22:20

There has been a marginal drop in population of estuarine crocodiles in the water bodies of Bhitarkanika National Park in Kendrapara district, according to the latest census data of the animal.

Crocodiles use sticks to lure prey: Study

Last Updated: Thursday, December 05, 2013, 22:26

Crocodiles, it turns out, do not just lie in wait for their quarry to come by; they use ‘tools’ to lure them, according to a new study.

Eagle steals camera in Australia, records journey

Last Updated: Monday, December 02, 2013, 19:07

A young sea eagle stole a video camera that was surveying crocodiles in Western Australia and inadvertently recorded its 110-kilometre-long eventful journey in high definition.

Four crocodiles rescued from various areas of Vadodara

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 21:40

Four crocodiles, including three hatchlings, were rescued from various areas of the city lashed by heavy rains in last 24 hours.

How crocodiles flourished among dinosaurs 235 mn yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 16:55

A new research has showed for the first time how ancient crocodiles evolved and survived in a dinosaur dominated world.

Carnivorous predators enjoy a bit of fruit on the side as well!

Last Updated: Sunday, August 25, 2013, 17:23

It turns out that alligators and crocodiles do not live on meat alone.

500 crocodile hatched in Bhitarkanika Park

Last Updated: Thursday, August 08, 2013, 13:23

Wildlife lovers are jubilant as babies of estuarine crocodiles have emerged out of the eggshells in and around the crocodile research farm in Bhitarkanika national park.

32 nesting sites for crocodiles found

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 15:29

Wildlife personnel in Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha`s Kendrapara district have spotted 32 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles as the annual breeding ritual of these reptiles have reached its final stage.

14 closely related crocodiles existed around 5-mn-yrs ago

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 22, 2013, 15:58

An international team of scientists have revealed that a total of 14 different crocodile species existed and at least seven of them occupied the same area at the same time about five million years ago.