ESTUARINE CROCODILE
Crocodylus porosus


Written by Adam Britton, PhD.

subadult saltwater crocodile  distribution map
Subadult saltwater crocodile gaping - serves to cool a hot head, and also to threaten

adult saltwater crocodile in water
Adult saltwater crocodile cruising in shallow water


Habitat


Feeding


Behaviour


Nesting


Growth


Conservation


Safety



Dr. Britton is from England, but has travelled widely in his studies of crocodilians. He is currently engaged in research in Australia.

Some of his work may be viewed at
CROCODILIANS: Natural History and Conservation.