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Crocodile kills man, mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge

Crocodile kills man, mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge

Knives, machetes, swords and other such sharp objects to yank life out of the reptiles.

Jul 17, 2018, 08:29 AM IST
Australian rangers capture giant 600-kg crocodile after 8-year-long hunt

Australian rangers capture giant 600-kg crocodile after 8-year-long hunt

The giant crocodile has not been classed as a “problem croc” and will be transported to a farm in the Katherine region.

Jul 10, 2018, 13:54 PM IST
Man-eater crocodile caught in UP's Shahjahanpur, released in river

Man-eater crocodile caught in UP's Shahjahanpur, released in river

A man-eater crocodile had eaten a villager in UP's Shahjahanpur district.

Apr 08, 2018, 21:27 PM IST
Over 4-feet-long crocodile rescued from drain in Mumbai’s Mulund

Over 4-feet-long crocodile rescued from drain in Mumbai’s Mulund

The reptile was found in a five-foot deep pit full of water which was connected to a drain.

Mar 06, 2018, 07:02 AM IST
Indonesian woman mauled to death by crocodile

Indonesian woman mauled to death by crocodile

A 66-year-old woman was mauled to death by a huge crocodile on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, police said Saturday.

Feb 24, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
Crocodile walked Melbourne streets on Christmas

Crocodile walked Melbourne streets on Christmas

Residents out on an evening stroll stumbled across the reptile outside a suburban business, the BBC said.

Dec 27, 2017, 11:04 AM IST
British journalist dragged into river by crocodile in Sri Lanka; dies

British journalist dragged into river by crocodile in Sri Lanka; dies

The 24-year-old Oxford graduate was on a vacation in Sri Lanka, when he stopped to wash his hands at a river near Arugam Bay and was dragged into the waters by a lurking crocodile.

Sep 15, 2017, 14:33 PM IST
Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Critically endangered Siamese crocodile eggs hatched in Cambodia

Listed on International Union for Conservation of Nature`s (IUCN) red list as critically endangered, the global population of Siamese crocodiles is declining at an alarming rate.
 

Aug 16, 2017, 12:32 PM IST
OMG! Croc 'returns' body of man after witch doctor summons it: Watch Video

OMG! Croc 'returns' body of man after witch doctor summons it: Watch Video

According to the report, 41-year-old Syarifuddin was bathing in a river with friends when the animal attacked him last Tuesday.

Jul 21, 2017, 19:06 PM IST
Scientists discover gigantic, jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth

Scientists discover gigantic, jurassic-era crocodile with T-rex teeth

The findings fill the gap in a million-year-long ghost lineage of Notosuchia, which was earlier unknown in the Jurassic period.

Jul 05, 2017, 12:04 PM IST
This IIT graduate loses arm in crocodile attack

This IIT graduate loses arm in crocodile attack

Police said the 26-year-old IIT alumnus, Mudit Dandwate, who is from Nagpur, had gone trekking in a forest area near Thattekere Lake in Ramanagara district, with a friend.

Jun 26, 2017, 11:03 AM IST
Crocodile clamps its jaws on zookeeper's head in Thailand – Watch the horrifying video

Crocodile clamps its jaws on zookeeper's head in Thailand – Watch the horrifying video

A crocodile has bitten a zookeeper's head before violently thrashing him from side to side while he screamed in agony.

Jun 16, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Fossils of complete crocodile unearthed in China's Jilin Province

Crocodiles and dinosaurs lived together, which means there are probably more fossils buried underneath, Jin Changzhu, a research fellow at the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, said on Friday.

Jun 09, 2017, 11:50 AM IST
When the hungry reptile encountered the big cat in its territory – This is what transpired! (Watch video)

When the hungry reptile encountered the big cat in its territory – This is what transpired! (Watch video)

A video that is suddenly going viral, shows a lion who happened to go paddling in a pond, completely unaware that he was trespassing the territory of a hungry crocodile who was stalking him as prey.

Jun 02, 2017, 12:53 PM IST
This snake vs crocodile fight is no less than Wrestle Mania; it lasted for 5 hours - WATCH how snake won!

This snake vs crocodile fight is no less than Wrestle Mania; it lasted for 5 hours - WATCH how snake won!

This snake fought with a giant crocodile for over 5 hours!

May 23, 2017, 18:46 PM IST
6-year-old girl shows exemplary courage, confronts furious crocodile to save friend from claws of death

6-year-old girl shows exemplary courage, confronts furious crocodile to save friend from claws of death

It's an amazing story telling how extraordinary courage of a 6-year-old girl saved her friend's life.

Apr 05, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Scientists discover world's oldest, 152 million-years-old crocodile eggs

Scientists discover world's oldest, 152 million-years-old crocodile eggs

The eggs, discovered in cliffs in Portugal, were laid by close relatives of "true" crocodiles, a group called crocodylomorphs, which according to palaeontologists, had been two metres long.

Mar 10, 2017, 17:49 PM IST
Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Fossil of small crocodile may be new species

Scientists discovered the new species, which they call Knoetschkesuchus, by carrying out the 3D reconstruction of the fossil skull of a reptile.

Feb 16, 2017, 15:55 PM IST
Authorities seize more than 1,600 crocodile skins in China

Authorities seize more than 1,600 crocodile skins in China

As per a report, authorities seized more than 1,600 pieces of crocodile skin and 500 kilogrammes of crocodile meat from a boat in south China's Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region.

Feb 09, 2017, 16:27 PM IST
Wayward crocodile pays a surprise visit to local's backyard in Queensland on New Year's eve!

Wayward crocodile pays a surprise visit to local's backyard in Queensland on New Year's eve!

Wheelie bins and hay bales were used to construct a make-shift wall by the police and locals to contain the crocodile till wildlife experts could relocate it to a more suitable location.

Jan 01, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

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