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American crocodile

Crocodylus acutus

Description:

This first one was locally called Tyson because of its 7 meter (21 ft) length. it´s a bridge over a river where crocodiles arrive and stay because tourist throw food at them.

5 Species ID Suggestions

chebeague8
chebeague8 9 years ago
Crocodile
chebeague7
chebeague7 9 years ago
!merican Crocodile
Crocodylus Acutus American Crocodile
Christian9
Christian9 9 years ago
Saltwater Crocodile
Crocodylus porosus Saltwater crocodile
Liam
Liam 9 years ago
American crocodile
Crocodylus acutus American crocodile
chebeague2
chebeague2 9 years ago
Crocodile


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13 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you Christian9, Liam, chebeague8 and chebeague7 for the ID

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Thank you all for your comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Sorry, a PSA for the community about species suggestions. Please don't suggest a species which has already been suggested (as seen here). If you concur, simply click the + sign under that suggestion. Thanks

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Amazing spotting Luis grate photos!

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 9 years ago

Love it. Yes, Crocodylus acutus. I was lucky enough to see these particular guys. Reports of 7 meter total length in this species is unconfirmed. That is reserved for one or two historical C. porosus, which is an Asia-Pacific species, and the world's largest crocodilian.

Aaron_G
Aaron_G 9 years ago

Definitely American crocs. I love the first image!

chebeague8
chebeague8 9 years ago

there sure are!!

chebeague11
chebeague11 9 years ago

Crocodile

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

There is obviously a whole bulk of chebeagues...

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Famous Tarcoles beast...

chebeague2
chebeague2 9 years ago

cool!

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Cool severa muy bella

chebeague8
chebeague8 9 years ago

AWESOME photo! So COOL!!!

LuisStevens
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LuisStevens

Alajuela, Costa Rica

Spotted on Apr 17, 2006
Submitted on Apr 3, 2012

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