Scientific name: Crocodylus Johnsoni
Family: Crocodylidae
Order: Crocodilia
Status: Least Concern

Habitat and Distribution

Found in tropical northern Australia.

About the animal:

  • A slender-snouted freshwater crocodile that can grow up to 3m;
  • Usually brown in colour with black bands on the tail and irregular, darker bands on the body;
  • Lays up to 20 eggs in the dry season by making a hole nest near a riverbed. There is relatively little parental defence of the nest and many eggs do not survive.

What they eat?

Feeds on insects, crustaceans, spiders, fish, frogs, lizards, snakes, birds and small mammals.


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