Slender-Snouted Crocodile

Slender-snouted crocodiles have been known to share their nests with other species of crocodilians in order to deter predators.

Female crocodilians of various species, included slender-snouted crocodiles, have shown evidence that the nests of some species may be shared between multiple females. It’s believed that these species share nests to allow better deterrence of predators.

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


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