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REPTILES - CROCODILIANS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Crocodilians

Saltwater Crocodiles can take up to one and a half hours to lay their 30 to 80 eggs. Whilst laying, the back feet are used to position the eggs and once finished to pull fine compost around to cover them. At this point she becomes very defensive of the nest and will not let anything come near her or her nest.

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The Crocodilian family includes, Crocodiles, Alligators, Caimans and Gharials. Australia Zoo is home to three of these species - Saltwater Crocodiles, Freshwater Crocodiles and American Alligators.

Learn More About Australia Zoo Crocodile Research

Our Sub-Species

Saltwater Crocodile

Crocodylus porosus
Our Amazing Saltwater Crocodile(s) are currently on displayCrocoseum

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Freshwater Crocodile

Crocodylus johnstoni
Our Amazing Freshwater Crocodile(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

Freshwater Crocodile(s) Profiles

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American Alligator

Daisy
Our Amazing American Alligator(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

American Alligator(s) Profiles

Hank Barney Fang Sisters Daisy Benny