Your closing jaws exert anywhere from 40 to 80 pounds of pressure. The closing jaws of a 120-pound crocodile exert about 1,540 pounds of pressure.
Sea crocodiles really do cry. It’s one of the ways they eliminate salt from the system.
Oddly enough, a newly hatched crocodile is three times the size of the egg from which it just emerged.
Crocodiles can’t chew. Be forewarned, though, they CAN (and do) bite!
Look at your thumb. That’s about the size of a crocodile’s brain.
Ancient Egyptians embalmed crocodiles and buried them in family plots. Archeologists near Egypt’s Tebtynis have found thousands of such graves.
There are 23 species of crocodiles in the world. [Find out more.]
American crocodiles can be distinguished from American alligators by their longer, more narrow snouts and by their lower teeth, which are visible even when the crocodile’s mouth is closed. [Source]
The only natural enemy of a young crocodile (not counting man) is an old crocodile.
A drink of fresh water makes a penguin shudder. Several drinks of it makes that penguin sick.