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The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) is a species of crocodilian found in the Neotropics. It is the most widespread of the four extant species of crocodiles ...

American Crocodile: Species Profile - Everglades National Park ...


American Crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus), on the other hand, inhabit coastal areas of south Florida where they are at the northern extreme of their range.

Crocodile | Basic Facts About Crocodiles | Defenders of Wildlife


American crocodiles (Crocodylus acutus) are well-armored with tough, scaly skin. They are gray-green or olive-green with long, slender snouts, which ...

American crocodile videos, photos and facts - Crocodylus acutus ...


A fairly large crocodile species, the American crocodile has a stocky body with a long, powerful tail. The short but muscular legs end in sharp claws and the long ...

Crocodile attack earns Florida swimmers dubious distinction | World ...


Aug 26, 2014 ... Miami pair Alejandro Jimenez and Lisset Rendon become first people to be bitten by American crocodile, wildlife officials say.

Crocodilian Species - American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus)


American crocodile, Cocodrilo americano, Crocodile d'Amérique, Caimán de Aguja, Central American alligator, Cocodrilo de Rio, Crocodile à museau pointu,  ...

American Crocodile - eNature


Endangered Status The American Crocodile is on the U.S. Endangered Species List. It is classified as endangered throughout its range in southern Florida.

American Crocodile - U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service


Figure 1. Florida distribution of the American crocodile; this species is only found in mangrove habitats within the shaded counties. American Crocodile.

Species Profile for American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) - ECOS


The U.S. FWS's Threatened & Endangered Species System track information about listed species in the United States.

A more dangerous crocodile surfaces in Florida | The Seattle Times


Dec 8, 2012 ... “A huge Nile or saltwater croc is 16 to 17 feet and probably three or four times the weight of an American crocodile,” Mazzotti said. “If it got into a ...

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The American crocodile is considered an endangered species in nearly all parts of its North, Central, and South American range. Survey data, except in the ...

Differences Between Crocodiles and Alligators


It can be difficult for inexperienced people to tell the difference between an American crocodile and the other native crocodilian, the more common American  ...

Nile Crocodiles Are in Florida, but No Need to Panic - Newsweek


May 26, 2016 ... The Nile crocodile looks almost identical to the American crocodile, Crocodylus acutus. But Nile crocodiles, the researchers say, can grow ...