Thai woman perishes after leap into crocodile pond: Police

A 65-year-old Thai women has committed suicide by leaping into a pond of crocodiles at a farm popular with tourists on Bangkok`s outskirts, police told AFP Tuesday.

65 nesting sites of estuarine crocodiles spotted

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!

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

Crocodiles are capable of climbing trees

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

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

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

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

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

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!

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

500 crocodile hatched in Bhitarkanika Park

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.

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

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.

Crocodiles kill two children in UP

Two children, who were missing for the past two days, were killed by crocodiles and their bodies were found in the river here, a forest officer said.

Crocodiles fed on young dinosaurs: Scientists

Crocodile-like beasts may have munched on young dinosaurs some 75 million years ago, scientists say.

Crocodiles have strongest bite of any living animal

Crocodiles can kill with the strongest bite force measured for any living animal, researchers say.

‘Shieldcroc’ could be father of all crocodiles

A giant prehistoric crocodile like creature, ‘Shieldcroc’, which existed 99 million years ago could be the ancestor of modern day crocodiles and alligators.

Russia may ban tigers, crocodiles as pets

Crocodiles, tigers and penguins may soon disappear from Russian homes.

Crocodiles can surf the seas

Crocodiles can surf ocean currents to take long leisurely journeys across open seas.

Crocodiles ride ocean currents to cross large areas of open sea

Crocodiles ride ocean currents for ocean travel, a new Australian research reveals.

New fossils reveal a world full of crocodiles

New fossils unearthed in what is now the Sahara desert reveal a once-swampy world divided up among a half-dozen species of unusual crocodiles.