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Indonesian mob slaughters 292 crocodiles in revenge killing

Photographs released by Antara news agency showed bloodied carcasses of the crocodiles in a large pile in the Sorong district of the eastern Indonesian province of West Papua.

Jul 16, 2018, 15:40 PM IST

Australian men rescued after spending 4 days on roof of stranded car as crocodiles circled

On Monday, when the men failed to return from their weekend trip, authorities began a land and air search.

Nov 23, 2017, 09:44 AM IST

OMG! Pastor devoured by crocodiles while trying to walk on water like Jesus

His church members saw him devoured by three crocodiles, the dailypost.ng reported.

May 15, 2017, 18:54 PM IST

Study says early dinosaurs were similar to crocodiles

The six-foot-long, lizard-like carnivore, called Teleocrater rhadinus, was discovered in Tanzania. The finding fundamentally changes our ideas about the evolution of the prehistoric animals.

Apr 13, 2017, 16:29 PM IST

Scientists discover new species of crocodile-like dinosaur

Scientists have discovered a new species of tyrannosaur dinosaur. They also found that their face was covered in a scaly protective layer with a high degree of tactile sensitivity, similar to crocodiles.

Apr 01, 2017, 22:19 PM IST

10 crocodiles on the loose in Thailand – Zoo authorities issue warning!

The locals were warned by authorities to take special caution since there were crocodiles swimming through rising flood waters.

Jan 08, 2017, 20:50 PM IST

10 crocodiles break loose from Thailand zoo

All the reptiles, deer and rare bird species had escaped from Tha Lad Zoo that houses more than 10 crocodiles, some measuring up to five metre long, Xinhua news agency reported.

Jan 08, 2017, 14:37 PM IST

Crocodiles on the prowl in UP's Etawah, villagers fear for life

A crocodile entered the Gangapura village in Etawah and created panic and commotion among the villagers recently. The villagers charged after it with sticks and lamps but the reptile was eventually rescued by the Forest Department officials.

Oct 02, 2016, 09:47 AM IST

About 400 baby crocodiles seized in China

The crocodiles were found in a rented house in Dongxing City on Friday when police were collecting home registration information.

Jul 31, 2016, 18:07 PM IST

Skeletal remains of giant size croc to be preserved in Odisha

Bhitarkanika National Park authorities in Kendrapara district have decided to preserve the skeletal remains of an 18.5 feet long male crocodile, one of the giant size crocs in Bhitarkanika.

Apr 15, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Michael Jackson's pet crocodiles, alligators meet 'tragic end' in zoo fire

Crocodiles and alligators, which were once owned by legendary musicianMichael Jackson, have been "boiled to death" in a suspected arson attack.

Apr 04, 2015, 20:40 PM IST

When seven crocodile species lived together

How many species of crocodiles can co-exist in close proximity? Well, some 13 million years ago, as many as seven different species lived and hunted in the swampy waters of Peru, says a research.

Feb 26, 2015, 18:52 PM IST

Crocodiles, not dinosaurs ruled Earth 13mn years ago

Scientists have found that it weren't the dinosaurs who ruled Earth 13 million years ago in Peru, it were the crocodiles.

Feb 25, 2015, 14:52 PM IST

Menacing crocodiles also take pleasure in piggyback rides, surfing waves

A new study has recently revealed that menacing crocodiles are fun loving animal too as they also take pleasure in activities like piggyback rides, surfing waves and playing ball.

Feb 11, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Rise in estuarine crocodiles population in Bhitarkanika, Odisha

There has been a marked rise in population of estuarine crocodiles along Bhitarkanika National Park's water bodies in Odisha's Kendrapara district.

Jan 15, 2015, 16:43 PM IST

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.

Sep 16, 2014, 12:46 PM IST

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.

Jul 03, 2014, 21:26 PM IST

These crocodiles rest on trees!

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

Feb 12, 2014, 20:59 PM IST

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.

Feb 12, 2014, 13:45 PM IST

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.

Jan 14, 2014, 22:20 PM IST