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Crocodilia are roughly divided into three families: alligator, crocodile and gavial. The crocodile family is also divided into 14 species, the largest of which is the saltwater crocodile.

In Australia, you can see two species of this saltwater crocodile and an Australian crocodile.

Freshwater crocodile

Although it mainly inhabits freshwater bodies such as rivers and ponds, it is sometimes found in brackish waters, and sometimes lives in the same location as sardine crocodiles. The saltwater crocodile (Saltwater crocodile), which lives in the brackish waters of Australia, is sometimes referred to by the English name of Freshwater crocodile. Within the crocodile, he is agile and lifts his body and bounces over short distances, reaching speeds of up to 60 km/h.

Saltwater crocodile

It lives mainly in brackish waters and prefers cove and delta mangrove forests. The Japanese name for crocodile is also derived from this. It is one of the largest living crocodiles and reptiles, with an average length of 4 meters and a weight of 450 kilograms. 100 years old 5.48ⅿ in total length.

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