"Carolina Butcher" Was a Massive Croc That Hunted on its Hind Legs

The fearsome "Carolina Butcher" isn't a legendary serial killer. It's a 9-foot-long ancestral crocodile that stomped about the southeastern U.S. during the Late Triassic, eating smaller armored reptiles and competing with dinosaurs for top-predator status. Oh, and it walked on its hind legs. » 3/19/15 6:00am 3/19/15 6:00am

Watch a Robo-Crocodile Sneak Around Hippos to Study Their Poop

Like most creatures, hippos do not fancy being followed around by humans as they poop. But a robot boat carefully disguised as a crocodile? Why not. » 5/26/14 3:00pm 5/26/14 3:00pm

Three-Story Tall Crocodiles Once Swallowed Human Beings

I have an irrational fear, wait scratch that, I have a completely rational fear of alligators and crocodiles. They're scaly dinosaurs that chomp with the power of two thousand warlords and were put on this Earth to kill us. And they were even worse two to four million years ago because they were three stories tall. » 5/17/12 5:40pm 5/17/12 5:40pm

Escaped Crocodile Blamed For Deadly Plane Crash

A routine flight in the Democratic Republic of Congo turned deadly when a crocodile escaped from a passenger's duffle bag. According to the flight's sole human survivor, panicking passengers fled into the cockpit and caused the pilot to lose control. » 10/21/10 3:24pm 10/21/10 3:24pm

Florida Is Scrambling Crocodiles' Brains With Magnets

Strapping a magnet to a crocodile's head seems like two counts of animal cruelty for the price of one, just to appease old people in Florida who are racist against crocodiles in their backyards. » 2/26/09 9:30am 2/26/09 9:30am

Australian Cage of Death Taunts Crocodiles With Human Food

The Australians, not content to dive in the ocean deep with a mere shark cage, have taken to hopping in the water with 19.6ft long salt water crocodiles using nothing but 4cm of acrylic plastic to keep them safe. As the croc gnashes its teeth against the cage, you piss your pants, the wife takes some pics, and we once… » 11/09/08 2:00pm 11/09/08 2:00pm