Supersize Crocs

Additional Web and Print Resources

Web Sites

Madras Crocodile Bank
http://www.madrascrocodilebank.org/Aboutus.htm
Nonprofit organization established by Rom Whitaker for the conservation and study of India’s three endangered crocodilians.

The St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
http://www.alligatorfarm.us/
Located in Florida, the St. Augustine Alligator Farm is a zoological park that has rare and exotic reptiles, birds and presentations, as well as alligators and crocodiles.

Wildlife Warriors Worldwide
http://www.wildlifewarriors.org.au/crocodile_conservation/index.html
A research program in Queensland (Australia) to better understand the movements and habits of crocodiles.

Smithsonian National Zoo
http://nationalzoo.si.edu/Animals/ReptilesAmphibians/Exhibit/Topics/crocodilian.cfm
Educational website on crocodile anatomy and body design. On-site video of crocs.

Crocodile Specialist Group
http://crocodilian.com
Worldwide network of biologists, wildlife managers, government officials, independent researchers, NGO representatives, farmers, traders, tanners, fashion leaders, and private companies actively involved in the conservation of the world’s 23 living species of alligators, crocodiles, caimans, and gharials in the wild.

Crocodile Vocalizations
http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/cnhc/croccomm.html
Web site has sound files of juvenile distress calls, threatening adult hisses, and courtship bellows.

Australian Zoo
http://www.australiazoo.com.au/conservation/
Home of the late Steve Irwin. Information on the zoo’s conservation work and research to protect the world’s crocodiles, among other wildlife

San Diego Zoo
http://www.sandiegozoo.org/animalbytes/t-crocodile.html
Resource page on crocodiles and alligators. Streaming video and photo gallery.

Related Episodes

Alligators and Crocs

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/reptiles/gators.html

The NATURE series look at alligators and crocs. First episode in “The Reptiles,” a four-part miniseries.

Cuba: Wild Island of the Caribbean

http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/cuba/

Explore Cuba’s diverse wildlife in this NATURE episode, including the rare Cuban crocodile.

Books

Whitaker, Rom. CROCODILE FEVER. London, UK: Sangam Books, 1998.

Irwin, Steve. CROCODILE HUNTER: THE INCREDIBLE LIFE OF STEVE AND TERRI IRWIN. New York, NY: Penguin Books, 2002.

Grenard, S. HANDBOOK OF ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES. Malabar, Florida: Kreiger Publishing Co. 1991.

Penny, Malcolm. ALLIGATORS AND CROCODILES. New York, NY: Crescent Books. 1991.