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Mexican Crocodile

Mexican Crocodile are abundantly found in a small region in the South American continent. This is a fresh water crocodile species.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Reptilia
    Order Crocodilia
    Family Crocodylidae
    Subfamily Crocodylinae
    Genus Crocodylus
    Species C. moreletii
    Scientific Name Crocodylusmoreletii

    Other Names Morelet’s Crocodiles
    Length 3 metres (9.8 ft) approx.
    Coloration Combination of beige and dark gray
    Distribution In the Atlantic regions of Mexico, Belize and Guatemala
    Habitat Fresh water bodies
    Diet Anything that they can overpower
    Breeding Season April to June
    Clutch Size 20 to 45 eggs
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 5th 2017 by under Crocodiles,Crocodilians. Article was last reviewed on 14th June 2019.

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