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Skip to primary navigation Skip to main content Skip to primary sidebar Skip to footer. A crocodile is a large amphibious reptile. One species, the Australian saltie, also travels in coastal salt water. In very dry climates, crocodiles may sleep until the dry season ends.
See the fact file below for more information about crocodiles. Crocodiles really do produce tears.
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Because, while eating, they swallow too much air, which gets in touch with lachrymal glands glands that produce tears and forces tears to flow. It is derived from an ancient anecdote that crocodiles weep in order to lure their prey, or that they cry for the victims they are eating, first told in the Bibliotheca by Photios I, who was the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. They have an average lifespan of at least years and in the case of larger species an average of years. There are claims of some individuals exceeding years, but there is no strong evidence to support that.
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The first crocodiles appeared around million years ago, at the same time when dinosaurs appeared. Crocodiles have the strongest bite ever measured. Paleobiologist Gregory M. Erickson and colleagues tested the bite forces of all 23 living crocodilian species.
The strongest, saltwater crocodiles naturally slammed their jaws shut with 3, pounds per square inch psi , or 16, Newtons, of bite force. Their night vision is very good and they are mostly nocturnal hunters. Crocodiles have the most sophisticated heart in the animal kingdom, and actively change the destination of blood that flows through it depending on requirements. Baby crocodiles can make noises from inside their eggs before they hatch.
The mother can hear their voices, then digs up the eggs from the sand, and takes the hatchlings to the water.
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Crocodiles may possess a homing instinct. In northern Australia, three rogue saltwater crocodiles were relocated km mi by helicopter, but returned to their original locations within three weeks, based on data obtained from tracking devices attached to them. Crocodiles have webbed feet which, though not used to propel them through the water they tuck their feet to the side while swimming and use the power of their tails , allow them to make fast turns and sudden moves in the water or initiate swimming.
Like other reptiles, crocodiles are cold-blooded. Crocodile facts: ten things you didn't know about crocodiles As fears in Thailand grow over crocodiles on the loose in floodwater, we list ten unusual facts about the predatory reptiles. By Ian MacKinnon in Bangkok.
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Crocodiles can swim at 25mph just with the help of their powerful tail. Farmed crocodiles can reach 1. Related Articles. Crocodiles, which first appeared million years ago, can live up to 80 years.
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