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Facts: The Saltwater Crocodile

Facts: The Saltwater Crocodile

The saltwater crocodile is the largest living reptile in the world. Males typically grow to about 17 ft (5 m) long, with females growing slightly smaller. These crocodiles were hunted extensively for their meat, skin, and eggs until the 1970s, driving their populations to near extinction. However, due to conservation measures, their numbers have greatly …

Chordates – CrashCourse Biology #24

Chordates – CrashCourse Biology #24

Next time someone asks you who you think you are, just give them the facts. You’re a mammalian amniotic tetrapodal sarcopterygiian osteichthyan gnathostomal vertebrate cranial chordate. Yeah, it’s a mouthful. And in order to understand what it means, you’re going to have to understand the most complex group of animals on earth, and what it …

Is this Bird a Living Dinosaur?

Is this Bird a Living Dinosaur?

– Ryan just opened up the gates. I think the Cassowary’s on its way out. Kinda nervous now. – [Voiceover] All right. – Oh yeah, you don’t really think about it until the dinosaur’s actually coming towards you. Oh my gosh. It’s big. (laughs) – [Voiceover] Is it bigger than you thought it would be? …

Drawing From Nature : How to Draw Birds

Drawing From Nature : How to Draw Birds

Joel Hickerson, grindog.com. Today, we’re going to learn how to draw birds. First thing you want to think about is what kind of bird you want to draw. Now, there’s millions of birds. So, but if you’re going to draw an ostrich, it’s a tall bird. So you’re going to start with your paper vertical. …