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The saltwater crocodile

Colleen A. Sexton

The saltwater crocodile

by Colleen A. Sexton

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  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Bellwether Media in Minneapolis, MN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crocodylus porosus,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Colleen Sexton
    SeriesPilot books: nature"s deadliest
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQL666.C925 S49 2012
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24842411M
    ISBN 109781600146695
    LC Control Number2011014595

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The saltwater crocodile by Colleen A. Sexton Download PDF EPUB FB2

This well-written and illustrated book brings to reality how dangerous the saltwater crocodile can be. We first read of a couple attacked whilst camping in northern Australia.

They survived but only thanks to the quick actions of some of their party. This is a 4/4(1). Books shelved as crocodile: Open Very Carefully: A Book with Bite by Nick Bromley, Solomon Crocodile by Catherine Rayner, Beware of the Crocodile by Mart.

Bearport Publishing, Jan 1, - Juvenile Nonfiction - 24 pages 0 Reviews Describes saltwater crocodiles, discussing where and how they live and their size, important body parts, hunting skills. Saltwater crocodiles are the largest living reptiles on earth. At their largest, these saltwater crocodiles can grow up to 23 feet long.

These massive creatures are known by a slew of names, including sea crocodile, Indo-Pacific crocodile, saltie, marine crocodile, and estuarine also have an incredibly wide distribution, as they live in regions from India and Asia, to Australia.

THE SALTWATER (OR ESTUARINE) crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the world’s largest living reptile species, growing up to 6m long and weighing up to a ter crocs, or ‘salties’, are also perfectly evolved predators. When hunting prey, they lie in wait, partially submerged or completely underwater – able to hold their breath for up to an hour by reducing their heart rate to.

The marsh crocodile, or mugger (C. palustris), is a freshwater species of India and Sir Lanka, regarded as sacred in some regions.

The American crocodile (C. acutus) is found in fresh and saltwater in South Florida, the West Indies, Central America, and North West South America.

It does not attack humans without provocation. A saltwater crocodile. Some British soldiers, including the naturalist Bruce Wright, who participated in the battle, claimed that the large population of saltwater crocodiles native to the mangrove swamps on Ramree Island preyed on the trapped Japanese force at night and ate many soldiers.

The Guinness Book of Records. Guinness Publishing. Other articles where Estuarine crocodile is discussed: crocodile: Size range and diversity of structure: niloticus) of Africa and the estuarine (or saltwater) crocodile (C.

porosus) of Australia, attain lengths of up to 6 metres (20 feet) and weigh over 1, kg (about 2, pounds).

Some fossil forms (such as Deinosuchus and Sarcosuchus) may have been between 10 and 12 metres (33 and The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the largest of all crocodilians, and the largest reptile in the world, with unconfirmed reports of individuals up to an impressive eight to ten metres in length, although a maximum of five to six metres is more species has a relatively large head, with a pair of ridges that run from the eye along the centre of the snout.

The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the largest of all living reptiles. They are amphibious, living in sea water, rivers and on land. In terms of weight, it is the third largest amphibious animal, after the bull elephant seal (typically kg/ lb; 5 m or 16 ft) and the walrus.

Crocodiles are an ancient form of life, with fossils from million years ago. 'Salties', as Class: Sauropsida. Saltwater Crocodiles are among the largest reptiles on Earth. Learn about their history, behavior, lifecycle, and the conservation efforts that are being done to protect these prehistoric hunters descended from dinosaurs/5.

A saltwater crocodile (photograph by Heather Paul). During World War II, Ramree Island off the coast of Burma was the site of a number of military battles, but the truly terrifying action only.

Size greatly varies among species, from the dwarf crocodile to the saltwater crocodile. Species of the dwarf crocodile Osteolaemus grow to an adult size of just to m ( to ft), whereas the saltwater crocodile can grow to sizes over 7 m (23 ft) and weigh 1, kg (2, lb).

Shelves: non-fiction, digital-content A beginning reader's guide to the saltwater crocodile. The photography is impressive in this book. Large font is used and no more than sentences are on each page but the information provided is relevant and complete in giving a general overview of this animal/5.

The saltwater or estuarine crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is a ferocious giant that can grow at least 23 feet long (7 meters) and weigh more than 2, pounds ( kilograms). Spiky the Saltwater Crocodile (Book 2) - Spiky is Starving (Books for boys and girls who like danger.) - Kindle edition by Rosser, Viv, Rosser, Viv, Gibbon, John.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets/5(4). Spikey is a salt-water crocodile who will eat almost anything, but everything is disappearing fast. He dives deep into the ocean and fights for a catch with a killer shark.

Be warned this is very dangerous. Another beautifully illustrated children's story book with twenty-six colourful pages, for two to seven year olds.5/5(1). Spiky the Saltwater Crocodile (Book 4) - The Pirates Return (Books for Boys and Girls who like Danger) - Kindle edition by Viv Rosser.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.5/5(1). Maniac, the giant saltwater crocodile. Maniac is a male saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).He is from Australia and was born in captivity in We felt it important to get a young crocodile that had been born in captivity - big crocs tend to get very stressed when transported.

“The estimated number of the saltwater crocodiles increased from 96 in to 1, in in India due to the rear and release programme established under the Indian Crocodile. The saltwater crocodile population in Australia is estimated betweenandadults. On the IUCN Red List, the Australian Saltwater Crocodile is classified as Least Concern.

Ecological niche. These reptiles are an important link in the ecosystem of their habitat. Being predators, they control distribution and numbers of prey species.The largest species of crocodilian in the world is the estuarine or saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), which ranges throughout the tropical regions of Asia and the Pacific, including the northern coast of e adult sizes for male and female C.

porosus are – metres (15–17 feet) and – metres (10 feet 2 inches–11 feet 1 inch), respectively, with outsize. For the Spring months only, this book is available at an introductory knockdown the Salt-water crocodile lives on Monster Island in Queensland, Australia with Fire-bird and Turtle.

But his friends decide to go South on their holidays and Spiky can't go Reviews: 1.