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Crocodile Information 

Crocodiles are world's largest reptiles and one of the oldest species on the planet. They have long jaws, protective armour, streamlined body and long tail. Crocodiles can be found in grassy swamps and slow-moving rivers of Mexico, Central and South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, and Australia. Size greatly varies between species, from the dwarf crocodile to the big saltwater crocodile.

The freshwater crocodile (Crocodylus johnstoni) can only be found in Australia. The saltwater (estuarine) crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is found in Southeast Asia and northern Australia. The freshwater crocodile generally only grows to around 2 metres, while the saltwater crocodile can be up to 5 metres long.


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