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Crocodiles guard secrets of Pakistan’s lost African past

6 months, 11 days ago
KARACHI: Dancing and chanting in Swahili at a crocodile shrine outside Karachi, hundreds of Pakistani Sheedis swayed barefoot to the rhythm of a language they no longer speak -- the celebration offering a rare chance to connect with their…

Bangladesh hopes to rekindle passion to save rare crocodiles

1 year, 2 months ago
DHAKA: Bangladeshi conservationists introduced two rare river-dwelling crocodiles to potential mates Sunday in a last-ditch attempt to save the critically-endangered species from extinction. A 36-year-old female gharial -- a fish-eating…

Dino ancestors looked like crocodiles: study

1 year, 6 months ago
LONDON: Fossils discovered in Tanzania in the 1930s have helped identify a "missing link" in dinosaur evolution that reveals their ancestors had long necks, walked on four legs and looked like crocodiles. The 245-million-year-old fossils…