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Can crocodilians differentiate their offsprings from other young crocodiles?

So there's actually a master's thesis about this: Giddings, Lydia Dashley. 2019. “Behavioural Response to Juvenile Distress Calls as a Measure of Extended Care in Crocodilians.” Master of Science, ...
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Copyright free species image database

It depends in part by what you mean by "licence-free photographs". Many photos are available which are free to use if one credits the author and/or references the license terms. If you ...
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Can crocodilians differentiate their offsprings from other young crocodiles?

When we carried baby crocs through the holding area at my first zoo, which has 24 species of crocodilians, adults of all species would react to their little distress calls, which are very specific to ...
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Why would a snake try to swallow itself?

Read this: https://www.petmd.com/reptile/conditions/behavioral/ouroboros-snake-bites-its-own-tail Towards the end, when snakes are ill, they will bite themselves ... I’ve seen rattle snakes go into ...
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Why do zoologists classify sponges as animals rather than plants?

Their cells are typical of animal cells: no cellulose cell walls, for one thing. They are also heterotrophic, feeding on small cellular life or bits of organic matter taken into individual cells (...
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Species Identification - Blue multi-segment arthropod

This appears to be a larva of some species of notched-mouth ground beetle (Dicaelus spp.). Source: bugguide.net; copyright 2008 Cotinis Notable characteristics: blue coloration + orange head ...
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