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Hunters and the Hunted

A Cuban crocodile (Crocodylus rhombifer), photographed at the National Zoo in Washington, D.C. Outside of the trash-grubbing black bears I occasionally come across when driving to hikes in northern New Jersey, I never encounter large predators near my home. The imposing carnivores which once roamed the “garden state” were extirpated long ago. This is a…

Numbats

If you’re going to have termites for lunch, you’ll need the right kind of equipment. From The Life of Mammals.

More killer croc films?

If it wasn’t apparent already, I’m a sucker for monster movies, especially ones involving oversized crocodilians. The vast majority of them are absolutely horrible (like tomorrow’s movie of the week, Supercroc), but next month (Nov. 8) a more promising feature from the director of Wolf Creek will be coming out. The film is called Rogue,…