Animals

‘Herbie’ the dangerous 4-metre crocodile captured by Queensland wildlife officers | Queensland

A nearly 4-metre crocodile which has been “stalking” animals and people in Queensland for almost a month has been captured by wildlife officers. The crocodile, which some locals nicknamed “Herbie”, lingered around Herbert River stalking domestic and farmed animals, making it a “dangerous animal”, Tony Frisby, a senior wildlife officer said. “Thankfully the property owner […]

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Animals

Male mammals aren’t always bigger than females

The idea that male mammals tend to be larger than females has been scientific dogma since Darwin. Bigger bodies, the thinking goes, are better in the battle to win the attention of choosy females. Turns out, that dogma may need updating. In just over half of roughly 400 mammal species, females equal, or outweigh, their […]

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