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Facts about crocodiles





Crocodiles live up to 70 years.
Crocodiles can reach 15 feet in length and weigh 2,000 lbs.
Crocodiles’ vertical pupils can open up wide to allow them to see in the dark.
(Alligators have this feature as well.)
Crocodiles can go about 28 mph on land—about the speed of a fast human being.
A mother crocodile can carry her young in a pouch inside her mouth.




In order to dive deeper, Crocodiles swallow stones.
Crocodiles can eat their prey under water as well as above water—their throats have the ability to not swallow water while they eat underwater.
Crocodiles have the ability to keep their eyes open under water.
Crocodiles use their tail to maneuver while in water.
Crocodiles close their nostrils while under water.


   
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