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The Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha houses an estimated 70 per cent of the country's estuarine or saltwater crocodile population. (Photo via social media)

Bhitarkanika National Park in Odisha to reopen for tourists from today

Written by Joydeep Bose, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 05, 2021 06:18 AM IST
Tourists visiting the Bhitarkanika National Park will, however, have to adhere to all Covid-19-appropriate behaviour and protocols, including the need to maintain social distancing and wearing of masks at all times.
A view of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Gujarat’s Narmada district.(PTI)
A view of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Gujarat’s Narmada district.(PTI)

Nearly 200 crocodiles relocated from lake near Statue of Unity for tourists

By hindustantimes.com | Written by Deepali Sharma | Edited by Meenakshi Ray, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUL 05, 2021 05:21 PM IST
  • As many as 73 rescued crocodiles were released in the Sardar Sarovar reservoir in 2019-2020. The animals rescued from the lake were also transferred to the rescue centres at Godhra in Panchmahal district, and Gandhinagar, according to the official.
A picture of the crocodile tooth posted by Robert Irwin on Instagram.
A picture of the crocodile tooth posted by Robert Irwin on Instagram.

Robert Irwin shares pic of giant tooth that fell out of crocodile’s mouth

PUBLISHED ON JUN 14, 2021 07:54 PM IST
“Look at the size of this tooth!” Robert Irwin wrote on Instagram.
New research by the University of Bristol explained how a 'stop-start' pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs.(ANI)
New research by the University of Bristol explained how a 'stop-start' pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs.(ANI)

'Punctuated equilibrium' reason behind crocodiles evolution: Study

ANI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 11, 2021 10:33 AM IST
New research by the University of Bristol explained how a 'stop-start' pattern of evolution, governed by environmental change, could explain why crocodiles have changed so little since the age of the dinosaurs.
Widlife experts are thrilled that gharials have bred in the Yamuna after almost a decade.(HT Photos)
Widlife experts are thrilled that gharials have bred in the Yamuna after almost a decade.(HT Photos)

Baby gharials return to Yamuna after almost a decade

Hindustan Times, Lucknow | By Haidar Naqvi
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:58 PM IST
This was a strong indicator that ghariyals had chosen the Yamuna as another natural habitat and the river could be a cornerstone in conserving bio-diversity if the work to clean it gained pace.
Viktor Radermacher, a South African who is half scientist and half artist, is a “palaeo-artist”. His job is to give the world an idea of what dinosaurs looked like, but rooted in scientific scrutiny of their fossilised remains.(Viktor Radermacher)
Viktor Radermacher, a South African who is half scientist and half artist, is a “palaeo-artist”. His job is to give the world an idea of what dinosaurs looked like, but rooted in scientific scrutiny of their fossilised remains.(Viktor Radermacher)

Artist-scientist breathes new life into ancient dinosaur fossils

Johannesburg | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON SEP 28, 2019 04:43 PM IST
Viktor Radermacher, a South African who is half scientist and half artist, is a “palaeo-artist”. His job is to give the world an idea of what dinosaurs looked like, but rooted in scientific scrutiny of their fossilised remains.
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