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Researchers discover new crocodile species

For nearly 85 years, crocodile experts knew of just three species in Africa – the dwarf, Nile and slender-snouted. And now, while studying the endangered slender-snouted variety, lead researcher Shirley …


UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 19, 2017

New Zimbabwe leader could be enforcer known as the Crocodile

Emmerson Mnangagwa, elected Sunday as the new leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling political party and positioned to take over as the country’s leader, has engineered a remarkable comeback using skills he …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 14, 2017

Research on big ears, crocodile gambling wins Ig Nobels

Scientists who discovered that old men really do have big ears, that playing the didgeridoo helps relieve sleep apnea and that handling crocodiles can influence gambling decisions are among this …


In Rwanda, 7 people killed by crocodiles amid dry spell

Residents in Rwanda’s capital say seven people have been killed by crocodiles on the banks of Nyabarongo River this month.


Scientists name prehistoric croc after Lemmy from Motorhead, Lemmysuchus obtusidens

London’s Natural History Museum says the fossil of what’s now known as Lemmysuchus obtusidens was dug up in England in the early 20th century but was incorrectly categorized with other …