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Definition of the noun American Crocodile

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American Crocodile is the vernacular name of the Crocodylus acutus, a species of Crocodylus.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, Middle America, North America, South America

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Environmental Science (2000)

by John F. Mongillo, Linda Zierdt-Warshaw

The American crocodile (Cmcodylus acutis) is the only crocodile native to the United States and is found in the EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK and the Florida Keys. This SPECIES also is found in some parts of Brazil. Three smaller crocodile ...

Google previewElsevier's Dictionary of Reptiles (2004)

by Murray Wrobel

Crocodylidae Crocodiles Echte Krokodile; Panzerechsen Crocodiles Coccodrilli Crocodylus acutus Crocodylia - Crocodylidae e American Crocodile; Common Crocodile (NA); Central American Alligator d Spitzkrokodil f Crocodile américain; ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The American crocodile (C. acutus) is about the same length. The range is large, extending from southern Florida across Central America into northwestern South America and the Antilles. Morelet's crocodile (C. moreleti) is considerably ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of South American Cinema (2014)

by Peter H. Rist

The film continues in the documentary mode with shots of children and the village elders followed by sequences of the native people fishing and hunting, most spectacularly for the caiman (a South American crocodile), ending with them shown ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English Language: Abridged from the American Dictionary (1853)

by Noah Webster

The American crocodile. AL-LIS'ION, (al-lizh'un,) n. A striking against. AL-LIT ER- ATION, n. The beginning of two or more words with the same letter. AL-LITER-A- TIVE, a. Pertaining to alliteration. AL-LO-CATION, n. A putting to, or near; ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

FACT FILE Spectacled caiman Caiman crocodihs Black tail bands are characteristic of the caiman Only the male has a distinct boss on the tip of the snout American crocodile This species was once abundant and widespread but was ...

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Small photo of Name: American crocodile Scientific name: Crocodylus acutus Country: Costa Rica Location: TarcolesSmall photo of Name: American crocodile Scientific name: Crocodylus acutus Country: Costa Rica Location: TarcolesSmall photo of An American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) surfaces in shallow water off the coast of Belize. This large reptile is widespread and males can grow up to 20 feet in length.Small photo of An American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) lies just below the surface of a lagoon off the coast of Belize. This large reptile is widespread and males can grow up to 20 feet in length.Small photo of Cropped image of dangerous American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) with mouth open in waterSmall photo of American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) in the Tarcoles River, Costa RicaSmall photo of An American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) surfaces on the edge of Turneffe Atoll off the coast of Belize. This large reptile is widespread and males can grow up to 20 feet in length. More...

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