The head feature of the saltwater crocodile is long and slim without 4 armor plates on its neck, back legs with prominent fascia sticking to its 5 fingers. It is considered as the largest and longest crocodile which has been found body length of 7 meters.
It has lived in the East coast of Indian, Philippine, Northern Australia, Thailand and Malasia. HABITAT AND ECOLOGY Inland lakes, swamps and marshes as well as coastal brackish waters and tidal sections of rivers. Terrestial nest sites and basking areas.
Normally, junior saltwater crocodile will brown on fish, insect, crab and frog and an adult saltwater crocodile is capable to take an adult terrsetrial animal like pig or even humans among other large animals as well
It has been known as a fierce predator that attacks humans. It prefers to live in freshwater swamp and rivers, moving downstream far out from residence.
It is listed on CITES Appendix I (except the populations of Australia, Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, which are included in Appendix II).
CLASS : Reptilia
ORDER : Crocodylia
FAMILY : Crocodylidae
GENUS : Crocodylus
SPECIES : Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus)
Conservation status : Lower Risk/least concern
The saltwater crocodile begins to breed in age range of 12-15 years and it also needs the appropriate environment which is more wider well in contrast with freshwater crocodile and it sometimes wants brackish water or freshwater. Generally, it breeds in winter once a year and lays around 60-80 eggs in hole in summer or rainy season