There was one huge crocodile in a private home's swimming pool, but he was doing no harm, just "chilling out".
Paleontologists discovered the fossilized remains of the biggest ocean-living crocodile in the world, buried deep at the edge of Sahara dessert
Crocodile tears are hard to come by, and new research reveals that butterflies and bees love the rare commodity.
The mayor of Bunawan in the Philippines says that the remote southern Philippine town plans to hold funeral rites for the world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity, despite the animal being blamed for the deaths of several villages.
The BioScience Talks podcast features discussions of topical issues related to the biological sciences. By altering the heritability of certain traits, gene drive technologies have the potential to spread desired genes through wild populations. In practice, this could lead to mosquito populations that, for example, bear traits making them resistant to the spread of malaria. Despite the huge potential for improving human well-being, concern exists that gene drives could fail in the wild or, perhaps more concerning, spread beyond their intended target populations.