Slender-Snouted Crocodile

Slender-Snouted Crocodile

Among species in the genus Crocodylus, slender-snouted crocodiles produce the lowest average number of eggs per clutch, 8-22, but also exhibit the largest average egg size at 8 cm. long and 5 cm. wide.

Among species in the genus Crocodylus, slender-snouted crocodiles produce the lowest average number of eggs per clutch but also exhibit the largest average egg size.

Little information is available on the average number of eggs in a clutch, although one study found clutch sizes of 8, 17, and 22 eggs.

On average, eggs measure approximately 8 centimeters long and 5 centimeters wide.


Image | ©️ Josh More, Some Rights Reserved (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)
Sources | (Lavinder & Pennington 2012; Thorbjarnarson, 1996; Waitkuwait, 1985, 1989)

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