THE REPTILES OF AUSTRALIA - CROCODILES

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ESTUARINE (or SALTWATER) CROCODILE
Crocodylus porosus

Written by Adam Britton, PhD.


This Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) was photographed at Billabong Zoo, NSW


distribution map
Above map shows Australian Distribution.
Saltwater Crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) are also found over much of South East Asia


adult saltwater crocodile in water
Adult Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) cruising in shallow water

Note that the following article refers to the species within Australia.

Habitat

ESTUARINE (or SALTWATER) CROCODILE Crocodylus porosus
Feeding


Behavior


Sub-adult Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) photographed at Dubai Underground Aquarium

Nesting


Growth

subadult saltwater crocodile