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Crocodiles of the World Poster / Field Guide
There are 15 extant species of crocodile in the world today. They can be found in the Americas, Asia, Africa and Australia. The largest is the Saltwater Crocodile, with the males reaching 14 – 17 feet and weighing 880 – 2,200 pounds. The smallest is the African Dwarf Crocodile being roughly 5 feet long and weighing 50-70 pounds. Many of these crocodiles are highly endangered.
AFRICAN DWARF CROCODILE (Osteolaemus tetraspis) • AMERICAN CROCODILE (Crocodylus acutus) • CENTRAL AFRICAN SLENDER-SNOUTED CROCODILE (Mecistops leptorhynchus) • CUBAN CROCODILE (Crocodylus rhombifer) • FRESHWATER CROCODILE (Crocodylus johnsoni) • MARSH CROCODILE (Crocodylus palustris) • MORELET’S CROCODILE (Crocodylus moreletii) • NEW GUINEA CROCODILE (Crocodylus novaeguineae) • NILE CROCODILE (Crocodylus niloticus) • ORINOCO CROCODILE (Crocodylus intermedius) • PHILIPPINE CROCODILE (Crocodylus mindorensis) • SALTWATER CROCODILE (Crocodylus porosus) • SIAMESE CROCODILE (Crocodylus siamensis) • WEST AFRICAN CROCODILE (Crocodylus suchus) • WEST AFRICAN SLENDER-SNOUTED CROCODILE (Mecistops cataphractus)
All images are scientifically accurate and expertly drawn by wildlife artist Roger Hall, who has been working in the field for over 20 years for such noted organizations as National Geographic, Scholastic Books, Sunset Magazine and World Wildlife Fund.
The poster is printed on matte, museum-quality paper. with Giclée printing quality:
• Paper thickness: 10.3 mil
• Paper weight: 5.6 oz/y2 (192 g/m2)
• Opacity: 94%