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American crocodile

Crocodylus acutus

Habitat:

In a mangrove

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American crocodile
Crocodylus acutus American crocodile


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5 Comments

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Thank you very much S Frazier and Josh for the determination

JoshMrozowski
JoshMrozowski 8 years ago

It looks like an American crocodile, which are comfortable in fresh and salt water. I really like the second picture.

Scott Frazier
Scott Frazier 8 years ago

I love the third photograph!

Jonathan Guyot
Jonathan Guyot 8 years ago

Yes it seems to be a freshwater crocodile but it lives in an estuary, in a transition zone between a freshwater lagoon with mangroves and sea.

JakobCarpinelli
JakobCarpinelli 8 years ago

Freshwater croc?

Jonathan Guyot
Spotted by
Jonathan Guyot

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on May 15, 2011
Submitted on Mar 13, 2012

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