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Least Concern #61 Saltwater Crocodile (Endangered species)

The_Nature_PlugMay 4, 2022, 8:33:56 AM

The Saltwater Crocodile or also known as the Estuarine Crocodile, Indo-Pacific Crocodile, Marine Crocodile, Sea Crocodile is a species of crocodile native to Asia and Oceania and is as least concern on the endangered species least.

Reasons for least concern status -Illegal hunting, habitat loss, antipathy.

Conservation efforts - 

  • They are protected in some countries.
  • They live in protected areas.

Saltwater Crocodile Facts - 

Science Name: Crocodylus porosus

Size: 2.7 - 5.2 m

Weight: 76 - 520 kg

Native Locations: Asia, Oceania

Lifespan: 70 years

Population: est: 200,000

Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)


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