Alligators and Crocodiles of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Alligators and Crocodiles of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Seven distinct African crocodile species, not just three, biologists show

Seven distinct African crocodile species, not just three, biologists show

New Crocodile Species Discovered in West Africa--The central African slender-snouted crocodiles are now known as M.

The feared saltwater crocodile of northern Australia has seen a population rebound since hunting of it was banned in 1970. The rebound in numbers has led to calls for safari-style hunting of the species. - Focusing on Wildlife

The feared saltwater crocodile of northern Australia has seen a population rebound since hunting of it was banned in 1970. The rebound in numbers has led to calls for safari-style hunting of the species. - Focusing on Wildlife

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife Photography. Did you know: These shy forest dwellers spend much of the day hidden in earthen burrows and emerge after dark to search for food. Unlike most crocodilians, dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis) do much of their hunting on land—prowling the forest at night, far from water. #biologycoachonline

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife Photography. Did you know: These shy forest dwellers spend much of the day hidden in earthen burrows and emerge after dark to search for food. Unlike most crocodilians, dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis) do much of their hunting on land—prowling the forest at night, far from water. #biologycoachonline

The largest known true crocodile identified: - A crocodile large enough to swallow humans once lived in East Africa, according to a University of Iowa researcher.

The largest known true crocodile identified: - A crocodile large enough to swallow humans once lived in East Africa, according to a University of Iowa researcher.

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The Philippine Crocodile is one of the most rare crocodile species on the planet. Photo Credit: National Geographic

The Philippine Crocodile is one of the most rare crocodile species on the planet. Photo Credit: National Geographic

It is the smallest extant crocodile species in the world. Recent sampling has identified three genetically distinct populations.  www.facebook.com/photoMZ

It is the smallest extant crocodile species in the world. Recent sampling has identified three genetically distinct populations. www.facebook.com/photoMZ

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