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REPTILES - CROCODILIANS

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ANIMAL FACTS - Crocodilians

Crocodile finger nails are soft. They are made from keratin, the same as a human nails, and they are not used for ripping into food. They are, however, used for scratching up a nest or for traction when climbing up slippery mud banks.

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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.

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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

Hank the American Alligator
Our Amazing American Alligator(s) are currently on display

Threat Level

Least Concern

Least Concern

American Alligator(s) Profiles

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