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Pork dinners fuel huge crocodiles’ return from near-extinction

Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) swimming underwater with air bubbles exiting its nose in Queensland, Australia.

The population of saltwater crocodiles boomed in some parts of Australia after the reptiles began supplementing their usual seafood with feral pig. Credit: Reinhard Dirscherl/Science Photo Library

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Nature 605, 11 (2022)



  1. Campbell, M. A. et al. Biol. Lett. (2022).

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