Tag: crocodile

  • Gustave, the Demonic, Bullet-proof Crocodile

    Gustave, the Demonic, Bullet-proof Crocodile

    I’ve already covered crocodiles and their success as apex predators, but now I’d like to introduce you to someone. Gustave is a prime example of his species: a man-eating Nile crocodile who is near impossible to kill. Gustave hatched around 1955 in the African country of Burundi, making him roughly 67 years old. This massive […]

  • Creature Feature: The Prehistoric Crocodile

    Creature Feature: The Prehistoric Crocodile

    This post comes at the request of my mum, who said “write about crocodiles and maybe I’ll like them!” And with the crocodile being one of Earth’s oldest creatures, I was more than happy to oblige.  I’m Australian, which means I grew up watching Steve Irwin and worrying I’d see a crocodile in any body […]