Welcome to the companion site for the NOVA program "Crocodiles!," originally
broadcast on April 28, 1998. The program, hosted by Sir David Attenborough,
takes an up-close and personal look at the crocodile, a remarkable species that
has survived virtually unchanged since the age of the dinosaurs. Here's what you'll find online.
Outlasting the Dinosaurs
In this "all about crocs" interview with Dr. James Perran Ross, a croc researcher at the Florida Museum of Natural History and coordinator of the Crocodile Specialist Group, learn why these stalwart survivors have outlived the dinosaurs by some 65 million years.
Who's Who of Crocodilians
Find out anything and everything you've always wanted to know about the 23 species of crocodilians in this clickable map.
Wrestling with Crocs
Dr. Alison Leslie, a crocodile researcher at the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa, reveals the most intense aspects of capturing giant, squirming, scaly, and hungry crocodiles for her work.