21 Mar 2007

American Crocodile No Longer Endangered Species

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The American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus), native to Southern Florida and the Keys, has multiplied sevenfold in the past few decades, and was yesterday removed from the Endangered Species list.

They are differentiable from alligators by their longer and narrower jaws, and by lower teeth which remain visible even the mouth is closed.


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