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Siamese Crocodile Babies

Siamese Crocodiles Courtesy of Zooillogix reader extraordinaire, Zellychan.

Magnet Sticks to…Crocodile?

Recent conservation efforts in the Florida Everglades to save the American crocodile from the brink of extinction have been effective: good thing. Territorial crocodiles hanging out in Floridian’s back yards, however: bad thing. The worst part? Once a crocodile is removed from its favorite haunt, it will travel tens, sometimes hundreds of miles to return,…

World’s Smallest Snake Discovered

Penn State University biologist Blair Hedges seems to have found his niche: identifying the world’s tiniest reptiles and amphibians. Having already found world record holders for the smallest lizard and frog, Hedge’s has announced the discovery of the world’s smallest snake, Leptotyphlops carlae, which grows to only four inches long. Commonly known as the Barbados…

Leopard Attacking Crocodile

In a sure sign that Kruger National Park in South Africa is angling to be the World Wrestling Federation of game reserves, yet another unlikely and brutal animal match-up has been caught on film. In this series of photos, a leopard ambushes a crocodile. A protracted struggle ensues but it’s pretty clear who ultimately comes…

In a new discovery published in the current issue of the science affairs journal Current Biology , new research reveals that unborn baby crocodiles begin communicating to each other and their mothers moments before they are born. He can talk. He can talk. He can talk….I CAN SINNNNNNNG!!! It is believed that the noises, described…

Gecko Begs Insect to Feed It Honeydew

Fascinating BBC footage of geckos coaxing leafhoppers to feed them honeydew. The lizards tap their feet or bob their heads, and the insect dutifully tosses them a bead of delicious tree sap. This definitely qualifies as bizarre zoology.

Guy Gets What He Deserves

We were sent a link to this vid by a promotions guy working for National Geographic hoping we would bring some grass roots attention to a new show they have coming up. Well we will, but only because it’s great watching this moron get what he deserves. Hopefully we will see more of Brady Barr…