Estuarine Crocodile


Common name : Saltwater crocodile

Scientific name : Crocodylus porosus

Family : Crocodylidae

Native to : Eastern India, South-East Asia and Northern Australia

Interesting fact : They swallow pebbles and stones to help grind the food in their stomachs.

Conservation status : Least Concern

At 17 feet, estuarine crocodiles are the largest reptiles in the world. Its tail, webbed hind feet and long sturdy jaws are all well suited for aquatic life. They are apex predators having no predators of their own. Large mammals and even sharks are not spared by these crocodiles. Its hide is highly sought after.

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