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Crocodiles African Slender-snouted Crocodile
Australian Freshwater Crocodile
New Guinea Freshwater Crocodile
Tomistoma (False Gharial)
Alligators American Alligator
Caimans Black Caiman
Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman
Schneider's Smooth-fronted Caiman
Gharial Indian Gharial
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There are 23 different crocodilian species out there but there are 220 dwarf crocodiles left in this world. There are 200 saltwater crocodiles left, but there are a total of 7… different types of crocodiles. the Indo-pasific or the Saltwater, the Swamp, The Nile, The Cuban, The Morelet, The Ornoco, and The American. So There are 8 different types of crocodiles in the world.
No. Alligators and Crocodiles are two different things. This is from the Wikipedia article on "Crocodilia": While alligators are often confused with crocodiles,… they belong to two quite separate taxonomic families. Every type of crocodile, except the American crocodile, is usually larger and heavier than alligators, has fewer teeth, and has a shorter life-span. The most obvious external differences are visible in the head- alligators have wider and shorter heads, and a more U-shaped than V-shaped snout. The alligator's upper jaw is wider than its lower jaw, and the teeth in the lower jaw fit into small depressions in the upper jaw. The upper and lower jaws of the crocodile are the same width, and teeth in the lower jaw fall along the edge or outside the upper jaw when the mouth is closed. When the crocodile's mouth is closed, the large fourth tooth in the lower jaw fits into a constriction in the upper jaw. For indistinguishable specimens, the protruding tooth is the most reliable feature to define a species. Alligators lack the jagged fringe which appears on the hind legs and feet of the crocodile and have the toes of the hind feet webbed, not more than half way to the tips. Alligators strongly prefer freshwater, while crocodiles can better tolerate saltwater due to specialized glands for filtering out salt. However, both taxa can survive in either. Both species of alligator also tend to be darker in color than crocodiles-often nearly black (but color is very dependent on water quality). Algae-laden waters produce greener skin, while tannic acid from overhanging trees can produce often darker skin. Alligators tend to be clumsier on both land and water than crocodiles. Some zookeepers have reportedly been able to take more liberties with alligators than with crocodiles. When cleaning alligator pools, some zoo keepers can tread on alligators without soliciting a response, though crocodiles almost invariably react aggressively.
There are 15 species of crocodile, all of them endangered, found in tropical parts of Africa, Asia, Australia, and Central America. The largest is the saltwater (indopacific) …crocodileCrocodylus porosus, which can grow to 7 m/23 ft or more, and is found in eastern India, Australia, and the western Pacific, in both freshwater and saltwater habitats. The Nile crocodile C. niloticus is found in Africa and reaches 6 m/20 ft. The American crocodile C. acutus, about 4.6 m/15 ft long, is found from southern Florida to Ecuador. The gavial, or gharial, Gavialis gangeticus is sometimes placed in a family of its own. It is an Indian species that grows to 6.5 m/21 ft or more, and has a very long narrow snout specialized for capturing and eating fish. The Cuban crocodile C. rhombifer has a short snout, grows up to 3.5 m/11.5 ft, and lives in freshwater swamps in Cuba. Morelet's crocodile C. moreletti is found in Central America, where it is overhunted, and grows up to 3.5 m/11.5 ft. Johnston's crocodile C. johnstoni is an Australian crocodile that feeds mainly on fish and reaches up to 3 m/9.75 ft in length. The Siamese crocodile C. siamensis is found in the wild in Cambodia and Laos. These populations consist of only a few hundred crocodile, making the Siamese one of the most endangered crocodile species. The Philippine crocodile C. mindorensis is found in the Philippine Islands and grows to just under 3 m/9.75 ft. C. palustris is an Indian crocodile resembling the Nile crocodile but smaller, reaching up to 4 m/13 ft. The Orinoco crocodile C. intermedius grows up to 6 m/19.5 ft. Tomistoma schlegelli is found in rivers in India and Indochina and grows up to 4 m/13 ft. The African slender-snouted crocodile C. cataphractusgrows up to 4 m/13 ft and is found in western and central Africa. Osteolaemus tetraspis, the dwarf crocodile, reaches only 2 m/6.6 ft in length and is found in the tropical forests of west and central Africa. The New Guinea crocodile C. novaguineae reaches 7 m/23 ft in length. There are 12 species of 'true' crocodiles which come under the genus Crocodylus, which are the Nile, the Saltwater, the Freshwater, the Cuban, the Philippine, the New Guinea, the Siamese, the American, the Orinoco, the Slender Snouted, the Mugger and the Morelet's Crocodiles. There are two others to which there are some dispute, which are the West African Dwarf Crocodile and the False Gharial. There are also two 'true' Alligators (American and Chinese), the Indian Gharial and 6 species of Caiman, which include the Black, the Common (also known as the Spectacled), the Broad snouted, the Yacare, the Cuvier's Dwarf and the Schneider's Dwarf Caiman totalling 23 species in all. In the world their are 23 crocodiles but in Australia their are 2 the Estuarine crocodile and the Johnsons crocodile which both live in salt and fresh water. There are 23 types of crocodilians. Of these, two are alligators, six are caimans (South American alligator relatives), fourteen are crocodiles and one is a gharial (a thin-snouted fish-eater from India). There is 13 different types (species) of crocodiles. Their are 23 different species of crocodile. I think you mean how many crocodilian species there are so... There are 14 species of crocodiles and here they are: American crocodile African slender-snouted crocodile Orinoco crocodile Australian freshwater crocodile Philippine crocodile Morelet's crocodile Nile crocodile New Guinea crocodile Marsh crocodile Australian saltwater crocodile Cuban crocodile Siamese crocodile African dwarf crocodile Tomistoma There are 2 species of alligators and species of caimans: Chinese alligator American alligator Yacare caiman Spectacled caiman Broad-snouted caiman Black caiman Dwarf caiman
There are 15 different species.
No crocodiles are NOT dinosaurs. Dinosaurs and crocodiles are however both archosaurian reptiles. Crocodiles are somtimes refered to as living dinosaurs. This is based on the …idea that their anatomy hasn't changed much over millions of years. It does not mean that they are members of the group dinosauria. Modern day birds on the other hand ARE dinosaurs.
they mostly live in moist areas crocodiles are found in swamps , rivers ,lakes etc.....these are freshwater crocodiles...saltwater crocodiles also exist...they live on the sea… coast...
they eat anything that gets in there way
None. There are lots of alligators, though. Although crocodiles are rare in Florida, they are present.
a complicated one
No, it's a reptile.
There are 23 types of crocodilians. Of these, two are alligators, six are caimans (South American alligator relatives), fourteen are crocodiles and one is a gharial (a thin-sn…outed fish-eater from India).
They are carnivores
cainmans, assian alligators, crodililes, and alligators.
They are very ferocious and they could very well eat you alive. Alligators are less likely to do so, although they would probably hurt you. Overall, crocodiles are much more d…angerous.
3 species- the most common is the mugger crocodile (Crocodylus palustris), but the saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is also found (only in Bhitarkanika National Park a…nd the Sundarbans) and the Gharial (Gavialis gangeticus).