Category Archives: Crocodile

Can you confuse a gator with a gharial?

If you do, you just aren’t looking at a gharial.  Their long, oddly-shaped snout is a dead giveaway! General: The gharial is second only to the saltwater crocodile in size, growing up to 21 feet in length! It is found … Continue reading

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What’s living under New York City?

Alligators!  They could come up the plumbing and into your bathtub!  Right?  Well, in case the picture above has you concerned, there’s no hard evidence that there are gators in the sewers of New York.  Why not?  It’s too cold … Continue reading

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That crocodile smile….

Crocodiles certainly have a fixed grin, but do they also cry?   Crocs do shed tears, but not for the reasons we do.  When a crocodile has been out of the water for a long time, his eyes will start … Continue reading

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If you swim with crocodiles….

Made a household name by Steve Irwin, the saltwater crocodile is the largest reptile on earth today!  But did you know that there are three types of croc in the crocodile family?   the true crocodile (like the salty) the … Continue reading

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