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The first crocodile ancestors

Did you know that birds and crocodiles are practically cousins? Around 230 million years ago, you wouldn't have been able to tell the difference between the two different lineages. This is because birds and crocodilians (which ...

dateAug 02, 2016 in Archaeology & Fossils
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New look at crocodile eyes

Researchers from The University of Western Australia and Macquarie University have discovered that the visual systems in crocodiles are more cleverly designed than previously thought, allowing them to quickly adapt to their ...

dateMay 05, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Hot water puts crocs at risk

Australia's saltwater crocodiles appear to be in hot water, with a University of Queensland study linking climate warming to shorter dives, putting the crocs' survival at risk.

dateDec 15, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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