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Bibliography of the family

(Reptilia: Crocodylia)

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Brazaitis, P.; Abene, J. 2008. A history of crocodilian science at the Bronx Zoo, Wildlife Conservation Society. Herpetological Review 39(2): 135-148.

Brueggen, J. 2003. Crocodilians have the ability to swallow prey underwater. Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 38(2): 31.

Dempsey, P. 2009. Were crocodiles responsible for the stones we call tools? Nature (London) 461(7262): 341.

Dinets, V. 2011. Effects of aquatic habitat continuity on signal composition in crocodilians. Animal Behaviour 82(2): 191-201.

Dinets, V. 2015. Apparent coordination and collaboration in cooperatively hunting crocodilians. Ethology Ecology & Evolution 27(2): 244-250.

Dinets, V.; Britton, A.; Shirley, M.H. 2014. Climbing behaviour in extant crocodilians. Herpetology Notes 7: 3-7.

Hutton, J.; Webb, G. 2003. Crocodiles: legal trade snaps back. pp. 108-120. In: Oldfield, S. (ed.). The trade in wildlife: regulation for conservation. Earthscan Publications, London & Sterling. 210 pp.

McAliley, L.R.; Willis, R.E.; Ray, D.A.; White, P.S.; Brochu, C.A.; Densmore, L.D. 2006. Are crocodiles really monophyletic? - Evidence for subdivisions from sequence and morphological data. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 39(1): 16-32.

McDavitt, M.T. 2002. Cipactli's sword, Tlaltecuhtli's teeth: deciphering the sawfish and shark offerings in the Aztec Great Temple. Shark News 14: 6-7.

Milinkovitch, M.C.; Manukyan, L.; Debry, A.; Di-Poi, N.; Martin, S.; Singh, D.; Lambert, D.; Zwicker, M. 2013. Crocodile head scales are not developmental units but emerge from physical cracking. Science (Washington D C) 339(6115): 78-81.

Murphy, J.B. 2008. Zoo view. Herpetological Review 39(2): 133-135.

O'Brien Wicker, K. 1998. Mermaids and crocodiles in Borneo and West Africa. Sarawak Museum Journal 53(74): 19-35.

Paunier, D. 2005. Histoires... de crocodiles... Revue de Paleobiologie Volume Special 10: 349-355.

Saumure, R.A.; Freiermuth, B.; Jundt, J.; Rowlett, L.; Jewell, J. 2002. A new technique for the safe capture and transport of crocodilians in captivity. Herpetological Review 33(4): 294-296.

Shirley, M.H.; Villanova, V.L.; Vliet, K.A.; Austin, J.D. 2015. Genetic barcoding facilitates captive and wild management of three cryptic African crocodile species complexes. Animal Conservation 18(4): 322-330.

Shirley, M.H.; Vliet, K.A.; Carr, A.N.; Austin, J.D. 2014. Rigorous approaches to species delimitation have significant implications for African crocodilian systematics and conservation. Proceedings of the Royal Society Biological Sciences Series B 281(1776): 20132483.

Singh, L.A.K. 2012. Climate change as new challenge for conservation of crocodiles. Zoos' Print 27(3): 1-3.

Singh, L.A.K. 2012. Note on environment enrichment for better thermoregulation by crocodiles in captivity. Zoos' Print 27(3): 3.

Yau, F.C.F.; Wong, K.L.; Wang, J.; But, P.P.H.; Shaw, P.C. 2002. Generation of a sequence characterized amplified region probe for authentication of crocodilian species. Journal of Experimental Zoology 294(4): 382-386.