Tag: "alligator" at biology news
Among Wrens, Moms Teach Daughters To Call, Dads Teach Sons, Study Reveals
...submerged caiman -- an animal that's a lot like an alligator
--and scared him. Another time, I looked up from my notes and was shocked to see acougar watching me." Little is known about complex communication between animals living insocial groups, Price said. Although his findings are unique among bird...
Economic model to aid alligator farmers
University Park, Pa. -- Owners of alligator
farms and ranches may soon have anew tool to aid i...Black caiman and American crocodile hide look like alligator
hide, Americanalligators are listed as threatened and all alligator
products must bear a tagindicati...
Chinese 'dragon' nears extinction, biologists warn
... of the Dragon, China's true dragon -- the Chinese alligator
-- teeters on the brink of extinction, with fewer ...ibuted to their decline. "Presently, the Chinese alligator
is critically endangered and, if present trends continue, it will become the first species of crocod...
To combat poaching, Florida officials use wildlife forensics
...t the suspected poacher. Other cases have involved alligator
snapping turtle meat and Florida black bear meat. In yet another example, a Florida seafood dealer, suspicious that a large purchase of white fish fillets contained an illegal fish species, approached the researchers for help. They confirmed some fil...
The true encroacher, human or alligator?
... time of year that does not affect breeding. After alligator
populations increased across the southeast, monito...many saw a potential business. The development of alligator
farming was the result. Scott's group has recently carried out a nutritional study related to farmin...
Tyrannosaurus rex probably could not run fast, scientists say
...uscle as they need for bipedal running, whereas an alligator
has only half the muscle mass it needs to run. Thus, humans can chase chickens around the barnyard, whereas alligators don't run around on their hind legs." Then the researchers turned to dinosaurs. Using dinosaur data from Hutchinson's doctoral diss...
Scientist says ostrich study confirms bird 'hands' unlike those of dinosaurs
...eplacement. Findings from careful examinations of alligator
and turtle embryos were consistent with those of birds, the scientist added. Far more likely is that birds and dinosaurs had a much older common ancestor, he said. Many superficial similarities between birds and dinosaurs arose because both groups ...
Worlds most endangered alligator released in China
...annually. The three released animals came from an alligator
breeding center. Scientists equipped each individ... as Tu Long, or "muddy dragon," is one of just two alligator
species in the world, having diverged from their American counterparts at least 20 million years ago...