We are searching data for your request:

Forums and discussions:
Manuals and reference books:
Data from registers:
Wait the end of the search in all databases.
Upon completion, a link will appear to access the found materials.

Crocodile: One of the Strongest Bites in the Animal World

Information and main features:

- Crocodiles are large, semi-aquatic reptiles.

- There are 14 species of crocodiles. The best known are: American crocodile, Orinoco crocodile, Freshwater crocodile, Nile crocodile, Persian crocodile, Cuban crocodile and Morelet crocodile.

- We can find crocodiles living in Africa, America, Australia and Asia.

- Most species live in areas near rivers, mainly on the banks.

- Crocodiles have an extremely strong jaw. Some species have 70 to 80 teeth. The bite of a crocodile can reach 2 tons of force, enough to break the bones of a large mammal (horse, ox, zebra, etc.).

- They have flaky, dry and very hard skin.

- They are great swimmers.

- They are carnivores and feed mainly on fish, waterfowl and small and medium sized mammals. They use the force of their jaw and teeth to tear their prey apart.

- Crocodile eyes and nasal passages are at the top of the head, allowing the animal to see and breathe while remaining underwater.

- They are oviparous animals and reproduction occurs internally.

Scientific classification:

Kingdom: Animalia

Philo: Chordata

Class: Reptilia

Order: Crocodylia

Family: Crocodylidae

Biological curiosity:

- The largest reptile on the planet is the saltwater crocodile. He lives in the Pacific Islands and Australia. Males of this species can reach 7 meters in length and weigh up to 1.5 ton.

Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus): the largest reptile in the world.


  1. Aonghas

    If I were you, I would ask the users of this forum for help.

  2. Cleavon

    Well, yes! Don't tell fairy tales!

  3. Franklyn

    Useful thing

  4. Shaktikora

    What words ... Great, an excellent idea

Write a message