Aussie freshwater crocs being driven out

Guest Writer

Freshwater crocodiles are being driven out of parts of Australia’s Northern Territory by their more aggressive saltwater cousins, the BBC has reported researchers as saying. Scientists believe the freshwater species could be in danger of extinction. Government research has shown that the number of freshwater crocodiles has dwindled in some Northern Territory rivers since the late 1990s, through a combination of the aggressive saltwater crocodiles, toxic cane toads and climate change.

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