Crocodile

Chhattisgarh villagers mourn crocodile Gangaram's death, take out funeral procession

After the reptile died in a village pond last week, the villagers, who used to regard the reptile as god, did not cook food that day.

Jan 12, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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 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

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

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

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

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