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Crocodiles!

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The following resources from the companion Web site accompany this program:

Outlasting the Dinosaurs
Find out why crocodiles have outlasted the dinosaurs and why they continue to survive and adapt in today's environment in this interview with Dr. Perran Ross of the Florida Museum of Natural History. (Grades 6-8, 9-12)

Who's Who of Crocodilians
Glimpse each of the 23 crocodilian species and learn quick facts about each species' diet, habitat, and conservation status. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Wrestling with Crocs
Learn what it's like to work with crocodiles in this interview with Dr. Alison Leslie of Natal Parks Board in South Africa. (Grades 3-5, 6-8, 9-12)

Clickable Croc (Hot Science)
Did you know that crocodiles can digest bones, hooves, and horns? Or that they can remain underwater for several hours? Learn these facts and more about crocodile anatomy and behavior in this online activity. (Uses frames; non-frames version available.) (Grades 3-5, 6-8)

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