Experts worldwide agree that it is the most threatened crocodilian
in North America.
The only possible very late Paleocene brackish to normal marine fauna that I am aware of that contains turtles and crocodilians
is Carnegie Museum Locality 517 in the upper part of the Tuscahoma Formation at Meridian in Lauderdale County, Mississippi.
don't socialize very much, but they usually live peacefully with each other and share their food when there is enough.
South America's caimans and Asia's gharials, both crocodilians
, have been credited with helping keep fish diversity in balance by feeding on predatory fishes that would otherwise overwhelm other, often more commercially valued, species.
Caption: Breathers' family tree Finding birdlike air patterns (marked by an asterisk) in lungs of crocodilians
, a group closely related to birds, and in more distantly related lizards raises the possibility that one-way airflow evolved far earlier than birds themselves did.
Much remains to be learned about how crocodilians
process carbohydrates and other plant-based nutrients, though studies suggests that fruit eating is likely to yield nutritional rewards for crocodilians
In "Insights into the Ecology and Evolutionary Success of Crocodilians
Revealed through Bite-Force and Tooth-Pressure Experimentation," the researchers detail their examination of the bite force and tooth pressure of every species of alligator, crocodile, caiman, and gharial.
Packed into three sheds that fill all but a tiny square of lawn, he has a collection of 21 crocodilians
- the largest in Britain.
Although no fossilized dinosaur hearts have been discovered, scientists have been able to determine the size and structure of a sauropod heart by studying their closest living relatives--ostriches and crocodilians
Crocodiles belong to a group of reptiles called crocodilians
Paleocene Turtles and Crocodilians
Directly above the Cretaceous/Tertiary Boundary in Pulaski County, Illinois.
A major industry was the curing and export of hides--mainly of felines and crocodilians
whose hunting is now prohibited by the Constitution.
Artificially hatched crocodilians
imprint upon humans and suffer from severe stress when left alone, which leads to behavioral disturbances and an increased susceptibility to infectious agents.
Concerning the crocodilians
, both Frazier (1994, 2000) and Ross et al.
Zappalorti's 1975 book, An Amateur Zoologist's Guide to Turtles and Crocodilians
(Stackpole Books), includes photos of bog turtles from some of these early surveys.