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FAMILY:
ALLIGATORIDAE

A. mississippiensis
A. sinensis
C. crocodilus
C. c. apaporiensis
C. c. fuscus
C. latirostris
C. yacare
M. niger
P. palpebrosus
P. trigonatus

FAMILY:
CROCODYLIDAE

C. acutus
C. intermedius
C. johnstoni
C. mindorensis
C. moreletii
C. niloticus
C. novaeguineae
C. palustris
C. porosus
C. rhombifer
C. siamensis
M. cataphractus
O. tetraspis
T. schlegelii

FAMILY:
GAVIALIDAE

G. gangeticus

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Crocodylus cataphractus

The head of a juvenile slender-snouted crocodile, in which the dark blotches present on the jaw of young animals can be seen. This species is one of several crocodilian species with characteristically narrow jaws (including C. johnstoni, T. schlegelii and G. gangeticus).

Photograph © Adam Britton

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Click Head of juvenile crocodile Click Head of adult crocodile Click Post-occipital and nuchal scales





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