- CROCODILES AS DINOSAURS. Seebacher, Frank // Nature Australia;Summer2000-2001, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p60
Describes a study of the thermal relations of both freshwater and saltwater crocodiles. Similarity of the pattern of body temperatures for freshwater crocodiles and small terrestrial lizards; Possible thermal relations between dinosaurs and crocodiles.
- REPTILES. Slater, Pat // Australian Wildlife;2003, p40
The article describes several species of reptiles that can be seen in Australia. Snakes, lizards, turtles, and crocodiles are reptiles. Their skins are dry, not slimy, and covered with scales or bony plates. Reptiles do not make their own body heat. In cold weather, a reptile must lie in the...
- Study finds that crocodiles climb trees. // Science Scope;Apr/May2014, Vol. 37 Issue 8, p13
The article discusses a study conducted by scientist Vladimir Dinets and team that suggests crocodiles can climb trees. Topics include the continents where the crocodiles were observed, Australia, Africa, and North America, the connection between a crocodile's size and how high it could climb,...
- Dinosaur Fossils Predict Body Temperatures. Gillooly, James F.; Allen, Andrew P.; Charnov, Eric L. // PLoS Biology;Aug2006, Vol. 4 Issue 8, pe248
Perhaps the greatest mystery surrounding dinosaurs concerns whether they were endotherms, ectotherms, or some unique intermediate form. Here we present a model that yields estimates of dinosaur body temperature based on ontogenetic growth trajectories obtained from fossil bones. The model...
- Siempre frescos. McCARTHY, COLIN // Reptiles;1998, p14
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- Were dinosaurs warm-blooded? SEYMOUR, ROGER // Australasian Science;Nov2013, Vol. 34 Issue 9, p16
The article offers the author's insights regarding his analysis of the dinosaurs as warm-blooded animals. The author states that the living large crocodiles are attributed as a good model for dinosaurs. He says that large dinosaurs could be the same with large crocodiles in terms of being...
- Maximal Aerobic and Anaerobic Power Generation in Large Crocodiles versus Mammals: Implications for Dinosaur Gigantothermy. Seymour, Roger S. // PLoS ONE;Jul2013, Vol. 8 Issue 7, p1
Inertial homeothermy, the maintenance of a relatively constant body temperature that occurs simply because of large size, is often applied to large dinosaurs. Moreover, biophysical modelling and actual measurements show that large crocodiles can behaviourally achieve body temperatures above...
- Lolong is largest croc in the world. // Filipino Post;7/5/2012, p13
The article presents information on Lolong, the largest crocodile in the world that has been captured from the Bunawan town in Philippines.
- Note on Environment Enrichment for Better Thermoregulation by Crocodiles in Captivity. Singh, Lala A. K. // ZOOs' Print;Mar2012, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p3
The article offers information on the environmental enrichment for captive crocodiles in India.