Crocodiles Climb Trees

Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 08:10 in Paleontology & Archaeology

When you think of crocodiles, you usually envision them climbing trees. Probably not. Most people imagine them in water or waddling on the ground, but a study has found that the reptiles can climb trees as far as the crowns.  Vladimir Dinets, a research assistant professor in the Department of Psychology, says he is the first to thoroughly study the tree-climbing and basking behavior.  read more

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