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American Crocodile

Crocodylus acutus

Description:

I was fortunate enough to see two different saltwater crocs that day. Only could get shots of this guy though.

5 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

You're welcome Ben!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 7 years ago

Brilliant pictures, they're so vibrant and sunny! Great croc too, looks pretty chilled out!

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 7 years ago

So incredible! Looks like a beautiful place too. I don't blame the croc.

BenWanamaker
BenWanamaker 7 years ago

yeah! I was quite surprised myself to see this croc lounging out in someone's yard. And thank you for the correction.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Hello. Wow. This is just out by the hammock? I've seen alligators hanging around human habitation but I didn't know crocodiles were so nonchalant about this in Florida. BTW, the saltwater crocodile or Crocodylus porosus occurs from the western Pacific to India. This would be C. acutus.

BenWanamaker
Spotted by
BenWanamaker

Florida, USA

Spotted on Mar 19, 2012
Submitted on Feb 19, 2013

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