Gallery description : crocodile

Crocodile (crocodylus) is a reptile type animal. It inhabits warm, quiet and murky water. The weight of the animal is about 1,000kg - 1,133kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs) and average life span is 40 - 70 years. Human predators are dangerous for crocodiles. Look up the table below for more information.

Facts about crocodiles
NameCrocodile
Size (L)1m - 7m (3.3ft - 22ft)
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyFish, turtles, mammals
Top Speed18km/h (12mph)
Distinctive FeaturesArmoured skin and large mouth with snapping jaw
Weight1,000kg - 1,133kg (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs)
Life Span40 - 70 years
ColourBrown, green, grey
LifestyleSolitary
ClassReptilia
Scientific NameCrocodylus
PhylumChordata
DietCarnivore
Conservation StatusThreatened
Average Litter Size2
FamilyCrocodylidae
Skin TypeScales
TypeReptile
PredatorsHuman
OrderCrocodilia
HabitatWarm, quiet and murky water
GenusCrocodylus
Image Details
Description Crocodile. Description Biscayne American Crocodile NPS1.jpg
Width 3088 pixels
Heigh 2058 pixels
File type JPG
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