Kingdom : Animalia
                          Class : Reptilia
                       Family : Crocodylidae
        Scientific Name : Crocodylus

                       Size(L) : 1m - 7m 
                                       (3.3ft - 22ft)
                       Weight : 1,000kg - 1,133kg 
                                       (2,200lbs - 2,500lbs)
                 Top Speed : 18km/h (12mph)
                  Life Span : 40 - 70 years

                      Colour : Brown, Green, Grey 
                 Skin Type : Scales
Distinctive Features : Armoured skin and
                                      large mouth with 
                                       snapping jaw
  1. They are one of the oldest living reptiles on earth, around 200 million years old.
  2. They are found across the watery tropics of Africa, Asia, America and Australia.
  3. They have armoured skin, and large mouths with snapping jaws.
  4. Interestingly, they cannot stick out their tongue.
  5. They are also known to regrow a new set of teeth after losing their old ones, throughout their lives.
  6. On an average, they may vary in size from 1m to 7m in length.
  7. Their average lifespan is around 40-70 years.
  8. They are known to have a very slow turning cycle.
  9. Which helps their prey in escaping if it runs diagonally away from the crocodile.
  10. They are carnivores, preying on fish, reptiles and mammals.
  11. The size of their prey differs according to their size.
  12. Interestingly, they are known to swallow stones to aid water buoyancy and swim deeper in water
  13. Humans prove to be the greatest threat to this threatened species today.

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