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Freshwater Crocodile
Crocodylus johnstoni

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertibrata
Class: Reptilia
Subclass:
Infraclass:
Superorder:
Order: Crocodilia
Suborder:
Superfamily:
Family: Crocodylidae
Subfamily: Crocodylinae
Genus: Crocodylus
Species: C. johnstoni
Subspecies:

Description: It is also known as the Australian Freshwater Crocodile or as the Johnstone's Crocodile. It can measure 7.5 to 9.8 (male), 6.9 (female) feet in length, it can weigh 150 to 220 pounds.

Location: Northern Australia (Western Australia, Queensland, and the Northern Territory).

Food: Fish, birds, bats, reptiles, amphibians,

Breeding: It lays its eggs in holes, then covers them up.

Predators:

Housing:

Feeding:

Care: It is not known as man-eaters and rarely cause fatalities, although they will bite in self-defense if cornered.

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