The New Guinea Crocodile is a nocturnal species with a tendency to basking in the sun in groups and preying and eating at night. Matured females are known to produce “roar” like vocalization whenever intimidated.
Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia Order
Crocodilia Family Crocodylidae Genus Crocodylus Scientific Name Crocodylus novaeguineae
Other Names Wahne huala, Buaya air tawar, Puk Puk, Singapore large grain, and New Guinea freshwater crocodile Length Males: Around 11 ft (132 in)
Females: Around 8.9 ft (106 in) Coloration Gray to brown Distribution Papua and New Guinea Habitat Brackish water, freshwater swamps, lakes, and marshes Diet Snakes, frogs, crabs, mammals (medium-sized), and shrimps Clutch Size 22-45 eggs Mode of Reproduction Oviparous IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern
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