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How to give an albino alligator a CT scan

Getting an alligator to sit still for a CT scan is a challenge, especially when you know he can't be sedated.

By February 14, 2014


Secret life of alligators revealed via Crittercam

Wearing National Geographic's Crittercams like backpacks, the endangered American alligator has revealed its mysterious night-time activities.

By January 15, 2014


Peer inside a crocodile's mouth without losing your head

National Geographic releases startling footage of Australian crocodiles taking a bite out of some underwater cameras. You'll say "Ahhhhhhhh!" when you see it.

By September 15, 2015


Alligator's new prosthetic tail works swimmingly

Mr. Stubbs the alligator gets a prosthetic rubber tail to replace the real one that was bitten off years ago.

By March 12, 2013


Forget sharks. These other animals are more likely to kill you

CDC data shows that cows kill more people in the US on average than the feared stars of "Jaws." Also, if you dream a cute, cud-chewing creature is killing you, you're probably eating too much dairy.

By June 20, 2015


Zombie versus bear: Which beast wins?

The National Wildlife Federation believes humans wouldn't be alone in the battle against zombies. Bears might end up being our best friends.

By October 20, 2014


Nexus 4, Google Music and an alligator in Podcast 314

The Google Nexus 4 is on sale this week -- except it isn't, because it's sold out. How did Google mess up the Nexus so badly?

By November 16, 2012


Want to avoid America's scariest state? Don't live here

Real estate search site Estately.com has arranged our great states from most to least scary based on things like bears, dentists, and yes, clowns.

By July 15, 2014


Heads up! Crocs like to go climbing

Scientists get a closer look at tree-scaling crocodiles and alligators, and why they seek higher ground.

By February 12, 2014


Bionic limbs will one day sense the grass under prosthetic feet

With the first thought-controlled bionic leg pioneered in Chicago, the next steps for smart prosthetics are refining them for widespread use and tackling a huge hurdle: sensory feedback.

By October 12, 2013