Slender-Snouted Crocodile

Slender-Snouted Crocodile

As the common name suggests, the slender-snouted crocodile can be distinguished from other crocodiles by its extremely long, slender snout, olive-colored back, and yellow-colored ventral surface.

As the common name suggests, the slender-snouted crocodile can be distinguished from other crocodile species by its extremely long, slender snout which lacks any bony ridges.

It can also be distinguished by its dark, olive-colored back and bright yellow-colored ventral surface, which also shows several dark patches.


Image | ©️ Martin Pettitt, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY 2.0)
Sources | (Grigg & Gans, 1993; Kelly, 2006; Lavinder & Pennington 2012; Radley & Sherlock, 2001; Steel, 1989; Waitkuwait, 1989)

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