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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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Burgeoning salty numbers pose safety risks

Rebounding saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) populations in the north Kimberley which are increasingly venturing into human-populated areas are raising the chances of tourists and locals having spine-tingling encounters ...

dateNov 24, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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