What are the adaptations of a crocodile?

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One of the adaptations of the crocodile is that it has a fleshy valve at the back of the throat to help prevent drowning should it swallow food underwater. Its long jaws, streamlined body, long tail and protective armor make it well suited to a predatory lifestyle in water. However, it is estimated that 17 out of the 23 species of crocodiles around the world are endangered.
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adaptations of a nile crocodile is alot such as it's eyes nose ears on the top of it's head is to smell hear and see better and it's boney jaw is to sqeeze better.
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Nile Crocs have behavioral adaptations they are social animals work in
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Though the crocs normally swallow their food above water to avoid drowning, if they were to swallow them underwater, they have a fleshy "palatal" valve at the back of their
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Nile Crocs have behavioral adaptations they are social animals work in groups to dig tunnels to cool off, and care for their young. more.
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Crocodile
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Reptilia Order: Crocodilia Family: Crocodylidae Genus: Crocodylus
The Crocodile is a large aquatic reptile that lives throughout the Tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Crocodiles tend to congregate in freshwater habitats like rivers, lakes, wetlands and sometimes in brackish water
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