Crocodylidae

Class Reptilia Order Crocodylia Family Crocodylidae

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Medium-sized to very large, egg-laying, aquatic reptiles characterized by well-toothed jaws and dorsal armor

Size

Number of genera, species

3 genera; 14 species

Habitat

Marshes, rivers, streams, lakes, and creeks Conservation status

Critically Endangered: 3 species; Endangered: 2 species; Vulnerable: 3 species; Lower Risk/ Conservation Dependent: 1 species; Data Deficient: 1 species

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North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia

Distribution

North and South America, Africa, Asia, and Australia

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