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02

May

These crocodile tears are real — and butterflies are drinking themButterfly kisses on crocodile tears: An unlikely relationship has been discovered between gentle insects and tough reptiles.

These crocodile tears are real — and butterflies are drinking them
Butterfly kisses on crocodile tears: An unlikely relationship has been discovered between gentle insects and tough reptiles.

09

Nov

Crocodiles jaws more sensitive than human fingertipsResearchers found that crocs and gators can snap their jaws shut around prey within 50 milliseconds, a reaction time likely enabled by super-sensitive skin.

Crocodiles jaws more sensitive than human fingertips
Researchers found that crocs and gators can snap their jaws shut around prey within 50 milliseconds, a reaction time likely enabled by super-sensitive skin.