Yellow anaconda (snake) skins pegged to dry by indigenous people in Argentina.
When small regional communities see economic value in animals like snakes and crocodiles, people are motivated to invest in their protection.
Pauline Hanson’s One Nation will contest ten of 12 northern electorates.
Major voter concerns for North Queensland reflect the expectations that minor party preferences will determine the election outcome.
The one-metre long relatives of this snappy croc at the Koorana Crocodile Farm, near Rockhampton, helped test the betting risks of potential gamblers.
Research that studied the pokie risks gamblers were prepared to take after they held a live crocodile has been awarded one of this year's Ig Nobel prizes.
A quail chick hatching.
Have you ever heard chicks peeping in the egg? Have you ever wondered how they manage to take their first breath in the shell?
Open wide … the mouths of crocodiles like this contain bacteria that cause potentially lethal infections in people they bite.
Until recently we didn't know much about which antibiotic is best for people who have been attacked by a crocodile.
Crocodiles are protected in Australia, but it wasn’t always so.
Should shooting crocs be allowed for elite hunters?
Not everyone can see past the hard stare and sharp teeth of crocodiles.
The easiest way to keep people safe around crocodiles is to make sure they understand the risks.
You need to keep a close eye on croc numbers for several decades before knowing how many eggs to harvest.
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Queensland opposition MPs want crocodile egg harvesting to be expanded, as in the Northern Territory. The difference is, the territory's government has stayed committed to sustainability research.
Inviting, but don’t go in.
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Despite a fearsome reputation, it seems Australia's wildlife doesn't scare away tourists.
Crocodiles keep their own secrets.
Slow, lazy, stupid? It's time to update your impression of the crocodilians. These animals are up to amazing things that we're only beginning to observe and recognize.
Crocodiles are highly efficient predators, occasionally to our cost.
The death of Berry Springs farmer Tran Van Lanh is the third confirmed crocodile-related fatality in the Northern Territory this year, and has left many people anxious about what they see as a growing…
The immune systems of alligators and crocodiles have remained relatively unchanged for centuries despite their world-wide…
Crocodiles use strategic moves to lure their prey according to new research by The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. The…
A saltwater crocodile lurks in the Northern Territory’s Mary River, a popular fishing destination.
Crocodiles have a rather off-putting character trait: they bite. It’s fair to say few people like being bitten. We like being eaten even less, and reserve our most morbid fears for creatures that dare…
Seed dispersal by animals is important for plants to help them occupy new areas of land. Usually bugs, birds, or intrepid kittens do that job. Now we can add crocodiles to that list. A new study reviewed…
Researchers from the University of Bristol, The Royal Veterinary College and Duke University have found that ancient crocodile…
To figure out where we’re safe from crocodiles, we need to know more about what makes them move around.
The estuarine crocodile is the top predator in waterways across Northern Australia. Large crocodiles pose a risk to humans, so local governments take measures to control crocodile abundance and distribution…
What keeps crocodiles under control? Bigger crocodiles.
There have been two fatal saltwater crocodile attacks on people in the Northern Territory (NT) in the last four weeks. Calls to “cull” the wild population of crocodiles have inevitably surfaced. More school…
A reproductive biologist from the University of Queensland has successfully collected semen from saltwater male crocodiles…
Research undertaken over five years by a group of undergraduates has come to fruition in the publication of a study on the…