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Crocodiles are dreaded prehistoric creatures capable of wreaking a terrible punishment on any human flesh. North American, Estuarine and Nile crocodiles are the most dangerous and probably kill more people yearly than figures show due to the isolated areas where attacks are likely to take place and distance from help.
The Cuban crocodile with their sort toes tend to have more time basking on river banks unlike other web feet crocodiles and alligators in South America. The most important fact about the Cuban crocodile is that the big Cuban crocodile and the young Cuban crocodile have a sundry yellow and black and yellow distinctive markings on their upper side which has earned them the name 'pearly' crocodiles.
A colony of this species atThe Cuban crocodile main threats illicit hunting and hybridization with native American Crocodiles which has made the Cuban crocodile to be on the verge of extinction as a result of hunting due to the sale of meat like any other crocodile and alligator breed which finds its way in the market to private restaurants and hotels in their menu for the tourist industry as a delicacy.
Gatorland, Florida has also exhibited what is strongly suspected to be pack-hunting behavior but not that dangerous to man as compared to the Nile or the American alligator.
|Mississippi, or the American |
Mississippi, or the American alligator (Alligator mississippiensis)
|Croco, or spectacled caiman|
The length of the alligator caiman is usually 2-2,5 meters.
The length of this small caiman is about 1,5-1,6 meters, making it the smallest member of the order
the false gavial is also a representative of the family.
The Red Elephant and the Land of a Million Elephants
|Amazing beautiful crocodile picture|