Crocodiles

tech-science

Crocodiles Evolved to Be Vegetarian 'At Least Three Times' in the Past

Fossilized teeth indicate that crocodilians had much more varied diets during the age of dinosaurs.
Becky Ferreira
6.27.19
Can't Handle the Truth

Meth Didn't Make a Guy Horny for a Crocodile, and Other Fake News

This week's stupidity was extra stupid.
Mike Pearl
6.24.17
Holy Shit

What Abortion Looked Like 1000 Years Ago

When crocodile poop failed as a contraceptive, women needed options.
Elizabeth King
11.29.16
APOCALYPSE

Scientists Model the Epic Cloud of Smoke that May Have Killed the Dinosaurs

Atmospheric soot may explain why crocodilians endured the fallout while dinosaurs perished.
Becky Ferreira
7.14.16
Travel

The 'Croc Whisperer' Saving Jamaica's Crocodiles One at a Time

Thanks to rampant poaching, Jamaica's crocodiles are facing extinction—but not if Lawrence Henriques has anything to say about it.
Trevor Bach
6.14.16
News

New Climate Study Paints Bleakest Picture of Our Future to Date

Canadian study models what will happen over the next few hundred years if we fuck this up in the worst possible way. Turns out warming won't "slow down" if we burn all our oil.
Sarah Berman
5.25.16
Crocodiles

One of Africa’s Most Dangerous Predators Is Invading Florida

Three captured crocs have been confirmed to be feral Nile interlopers.
Becky Ferreira
5.22.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A 72-Year-Old Australian Hero Fought off a Gang of Crocodiles with a Wrench

He also tore spark plugs out of his boat and pelted the crocs with them.
Helen Donahue
5.18.16
Canada

These Polar Bears Are Pooping Glitter, For Science

Scientists feed glitter to animals to mark their poop for study.
Kate Lunau
5.10.16
Photo

Photos of People Doing the Things That Make Them Really, Really Happy

Photographer Eva Szombat's latest project is simple: Find people who have discovered a thing they love, then put them in pictures.
Eva Szombat
Words: Francesca Cronan, Photos: Eva Szombat
3.11.16
Stuff

Guarding an Island Prison with Killer Crocodiles Is a Shitty Idea

We asked experts to explore the logistics of Indonesian Commander General Budi Waseso's plan to create an island prison for drug offenders that is guarded by up to 1,000 crocodiles, not to mention a few tigers and piranhas thrown into the mix.
Mark Hay
11.18.15
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Indonesia Might Build a Prison Island for Drug Offenders That's Guarded by Killer Crocodiles

The insane-sounding facility would house drug traffickers on death row.
Helen Donahue
11.9.15
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