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American crocodile

Crocodylus acutus

Description:

big crocodile at the everglades.

Habitat:

in swampy area's like the everglades.

1 Species ID Suggestions

TylerHake
TylerHake 7 years ago
American Crocodile
Crocodylus acutus


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3 Comments

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 7 years ago

Hello. Since you've accepted that this is an American crocodile (it is, as Tyler has noted below), why not go ahead and complete your spotting by filling in the scientific name from the species ID suggestion? Thanks

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Great spotting! Here is a page on telling the difference between an alligator and a crocodile: http://www.livescience.com/32144-whats-t...

TylerHake
TylerHake 7 years ago

This is not an American alligator, its some sort of crocodile. If you spotted this in the everglades, its an American crocodile.

savannah579
Spotted by
savannah579

Florida, USA

Spotted on May 31, 2013
Submitted on May 31, 2013

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