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Reptiles

Crocodiles

Conservation status

Least Concern

Life span

70 - 100 years

Height

1.5 to 1.9 m

Length

4.1 – 5.2 m

Weight

220 - 1,000 kg

Native habitat

Today, crocodiles are found in the tropical habitats of Africa, Asia, Australia and the Americas. They normally live near lakes, rivers, wetlands and even some saltwater regions

Diet

In the wild, crocodiles eat insects, fish, small frogs, lizards, crustaceans and small mammals. In captivity, do not feed crocodiles chicken or beef only.

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Crocodylinae

Crocodiles or true crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Crocodylinae, all of whose members are considered true crocodiles, is classified as a biological subfamily.

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