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Critically Endangered - #71 Orinoco Crocodile (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugMay 14, 2022, 9:54:03 AM

The Orinoco Crocodile is a species of crocodile native to Colombia and Venezuela and is listed as critically endnagered.

Reasons for critically endangered status - Hunting, pet trade, pollution, habitat degradation.

Conservation efforts - 

  • They are protected under laws.
  • they live in protected areas.

Orinoco crocodile Facts - 

Science Name: Crocodylus intermedius

Size: 4.1 - 5.2 m

Weight: 225 - 380 kg

Native Locations: Colombia, Venezuela 

Lifespan: 70 - 80 years 

Population: 250 

Conservation status: Critically Endangered (CR)


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