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What Do You Know About Crocodiles?
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How Long Have Crocodiles Existed?
For around 50 million years
For around 160 million years
For around 240 million years
For around 100 million years
Question 1 Explanation:
Crocodiles are among the most ancient reptiles that still exist today. They appeared at the same time with the dinosaurs, to which they are also related.
Where Do Most Crocodiles Live?
In Oceans and seas
In fresh water rivers and lakes
In salt water lakes and rivers
Question 2 Explanation:
Most crocodiles live in fresh water rivers and lakes. However, some do live in salt water.
What Is One of The Crocodile's Most Strongest Powers?
It's incredible speed.
It's amazing diving capabilities.
It's powerful biting power.
It's awesome eyesight.
Question 3 Explanation:
It is regarded that crocodiles have the strongest bite of any animal in the world.
What Is the Survival Rate Of Young Crocodiles?
Around 90% of Crocodile Hatchlings survive.
Only 50% of Crocodile Hatchlings survive.
Around 75% of Crocodile Hatchlings survive.
Only 1-2% of Crocodile Hatchlings survive.
Question 4 Explanation:
Unfortunately, around 98-99% of the crocodile hatchlings are eaten in the first year of life by large fish, lizards, and even adult crocodiles.
How Do Crocodiles Cool Off and Release Heat?
Through their sweat glands.
Through a large network of blood vessels running through their ears.
Through their huge mouths.
Through vibrating muscles and bones in their throat.
Question 5 Explanation:
When you see a Crocodile with its open mouth – he's not angry. It's a way to cool off. Crocodiles do not have sweat glands, and release heat through their mouths. They often sleep with their mouths open.
What Body Part Helps The Crocodile Accelerate His Swimming?
Its Hind Legs.
Its powerful Tail.
Its huge Mouth.
Its Front Legs.
Question 6 Explanation:
Crocodiles can swim as fast a 40 km/h (25mph), and it's with no doubt the powerful tail that provides most of the thrust for swimming.
Which Is the Largest Crocodile in The World?
The Philippine Crocodile.
The Nile Crocodile.
The Saltwater crocodile.
The Cuban Crocodile.
Question 7 Explanation:
The saltwater crocodile is the largest of all reptiles, and the largest crocodile in the world. This awe-inspiring beast can reach lengths of 7 m (23 ft) and weights of over one Ton (1000 kg!).
Which Is The Smallest Crocodile In The World?
The Orinoco Crocodile.
The Slender-Snouted Crocodile.
The Siamese Crocodile.
The African Dwarf Crocodile.
Question 8 Explanation:
The smallest crocodile in the world is the African Dwarf Crocodile, which reaches a maximum length of 1.9 m (6.5 ft).
Which Is The Smallest Alligator In The World?
The Black Caiman.
The Spectacled Caiman.
The Broad-snouted Caiman.
Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman.
Question 9 Explanation:
Cuvier's Dwarf Caiman is the smallest extant species in the alligator and caiman family, reaching lengths of 1.2 - 1.4 m (3.9 - 4.6 ft), and weights of around 6 to 7 kg (13 to 15 lb).
What's The Difference Between Crocodiles and Alligators?
Crocodiles have a shorter and more U-shaped head then alligators.
Crocodiles are less aggressive than alligators.
Crocodiles tend to have a darker appearance than alligators.
Crocodiles in the wild can be found all over the world while Alligators are only found in the US and China.
What Do Crocodiles Do When They Eat?
They burp extremely loud.
They roar like lions.
They cry like humans.
They sing like birds.
Question 11 Explanation:
To be precise – Crocodiles do generate and shed tears during a meal, but they do not actually cry. The tears are a biological reaction and not an emotional reaction.
Crocodiles are the World's Most:
Question 12 Explanation:
Crocodiles are regarded as the most social reptiles in the world. Some species, like the Nile Crocodile even hunt sometimes in groups.
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