Gallery description : a picture of a crocodile

Crocodile is a reptile that usually lives in warm, quiet and murky water. It has a scales skin type. The diet is carnivore. The average weight is 1,000kg - 1,133kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs). These reptiles usually live 40 - 70 years. Crocodile (crocodylus) usually grows 1m - 7m (3.3ft - 22ft). The top speed it can reach is 18km/h (12mph).

Facts about crocodiles
NameCrocodile
GenusCrocodylus
PredatorsHuman
LifestyleSolitary
PhylumChordata
Life Span40 - 70 years
FamilyCrocodylidae
Size (L)1m - 7m (3.3ft - 22ft)
HabitatWarm, quiet and murky water
Top Speed18km/h (12mph)
KingdomAnimalia
Weight1,000kg - 1,133kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs)
ColourBrown, green, grey
Main PreyFish, turtles, mammals
ClassReptilia
Scientific NameCrocodylus
Distinctive FeaturesArmoured skin and large mouth with snapping jaw
Conservation StatusThreatened
TypeReptile
OrderCrocodilia
DietCarnivore
Skin TypeScales
Average Litter Size2
Image Details
Description A picture of a crocodile. Description SaltwaterCrocodile('Maximo').jpg
Width 2560 pixels
Heigh 1920 pixels
File type JPG
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