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Crocodiles Notes

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  • 1. Order: CrocodiliaBy Mr. “Crikey” Chapman
  • 2. CrocodiliansThis order consist of 22 speciesAlligators – 7 speciesCrocodiles – 14 speciesGharials – 1 specie
  • 3. CrocodiliansCrocodiles are moreadvanced than otherreptiles in 2 ways:1. 4 chamber heart2. Brain has a truecerebral cortex– Allows for learning and not instinctive.
  • 4. CharacteristicsMassive, elongated head armed withmany teethShort sturdy legsLong strong tailWebbed hind feet.
  • 5. CrocodiliansCrocodiles are mostlyfound in tropical andsubtropical areas.American andChinese alligators canbe found in areas withwinter temperatures.
  • 6. GharialsGharials have a long slender snout.This snout is designed to catch fish (like adolphin or gar)Gharials also have weak legs and rarelymove away from the water.
  • 7. CrocodiliansDifference between Crocs and Gators:Alligators have a broad, rounder snoutthan crocodiles and their 4th tooth on eitherside is enlarged and hidden when mouthclosed.Crocodiles snouts taper and the 4th toothcan be seen when the mouth is closed.
  • 8. Crocodilians All crocodilians are carnivoresThey are mostly ambush predatorsAdults will eat anything they can pulldown.Babies eat insects, amphibians, fish, orcrustaceans
  • 9. CrocodiliansCrocodiles have incredible jaw strengthwhen closing.Their muscles for opening their jaw areweak.Death Roll – is when they crocodiles rollsto tear off a piece of meat.
  • 10. CrocodiliansBiggest Recorded:Alligators – 18 feetGharial – 21.5 feetCrocodiles – 24.5 feet– 14 foot with girth of 7 feet and weigh 2 tons.

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