Facts about Crocodiles

Facts about Crocodiles, Crocodiles or true crocodiles are large semiaquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Crocodylinae, all of whose members are considered true crocodiles, is classified as a biological subfamily.

Facts about Crocodiles

Fact #1 : They have the strongest bite, but …!!

Crocodiles are fast over short distances. Crocodiles have sharp teeth. Crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal in the world. The muscles that open crocodiles jaws however are not so powerful, reasonably strong people could hold a crocodiles jaw closed with their bare hands.

Heart of Crocodile

Fact #2 : How many Hearts do a Crocodile have ?

Most reptiles have two atria and one ventricle. The only exceptions are the 23 living species of crocodilians (alligators, caimans, crocodiles and gharials) who, like birds and mammals, have four-chambered hearts with two atria and two ventricles

66 Teeth

Fact #3 : How many teeth does a crocodile have ?

The number of teeth varies from 60 in the Dwarf Crocodile to 110 in the Gharial. Saltwater Crocodiles have 66 teeth, 18 on each side of the upper jaw and 15 on each side of the lower jaw.


Facts #4: Do Crocodiles Cry ??

The Answer is YES, To shed crocodile tears, is to show insincere remorse. This expression comes from the fact that crocodiles actually cry when they consume their victims.

3700 psi for Salwater croc

Facts #5: Which Animal as the Strongest Bite Force ?

The most powerful bite recorded from a living animal belongs to the saltwater crocodile, according to a 2012 study by Gregory Erickson of Florida State University in Tallahassee and colleagues. Its almost around 3700 psi.(Pounds per sqare Inch)

This is easier to kill a human, A crocodile’s jaw crushes down on its victim with 3,700 pounds per square inch of force. That’s more than three-and-a-half times the bite of a lion and 25 times that of a human.

Some more Information on crocodiles:

Type of CrocodileLife SpanMassSpeedLengthClutch Size
Saltwater Crocodile70 years1000 Kg24 – 29 kmh4.3 – 5.2 m40 – 60
Nile Crocodile50-60220 – 750 kg30-35 kmh4.2 m25 – 80
America Crocodile50-60 Years400 – 500 kg32 kmh4.1 – 4.8 m30 – 70

Facts about Crocodiles

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