Saved From Extinction, Darwin’s Crocs Are Now King

National Public Radio: It's appropriate that Darwin, the tropical capital of Australia's Northern Territory, is named for the English naturalist. The massive, powerful and deadly saltwater crocodile - the world's largest living reptile - is the evolutionary triumph of 50 million years of natural selection. And in Darwin, the crocodile is equally dreaded and beloved. Crocodylus porosus was hunted to near extinction in the last century. But in 1974, the Australian government put the species, known affectionately as......

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