Fortunately he let go, but he ripped off two fingers and part of my hand. This explains the large distribution of the species, as well as its being found in the odd places on occasion such as the Sea of Japan.
Several extinct species topped 10 m [33 feet] in length, including DeinosuchusPurussaurus and Sarcosuchus. Habitat When surprised or lunging out of the water to catch prey, a crocodile can move alarmingly fast.
Salties typically remain motionless for very long periods, and owing to their camouflaged colour pattern, are often mistaken for a partially submerged log. Saltwater crocodiles have long lifespans, with many living to more than 65 years, longer than any other crocodile species.
In Papua New Guineait is common within the coastal reaches of every river system such as the Fly River and in the Bismarck Archipelago. Reproduction The female lays around 50 eggs in a small nest of decomposing vegetation above the flood line during the wet season.