Cañon del Sumidero Canyon
Saltwater or Estuarine Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) along the Sungei Kinabatangan near Sukau, Sabah (Borneo) on 2000-07-20.
Belize or Morelett's Crocodile (Crocodylus moreletii) at Parque Natural Río Lagartos, Yucatán, Mexico on 2009-12-13.
American Crocodile (Crocodylus acutus) near San Blas, Nayarit, Mexico on 2006-09-21.
Crocodylus acutus, the American crocodile; Miami-Dade county, Florida; 21 March 2015. http://phostracks.com.
Caiman crocodilus, the Spectacled caiman; Miami-Dade county, Florida; 21 March 2015. http://phostracks.com.
The Crocodilia (or Crocodylia) are an order of large, predatory, semi-aquatic reptiles. They appeared 83.5 million years ago in the Late Cretaceous period (Campanian stage) and are the closest living relatives of birds, as the two groups are the only known survivors of the Archosauria. Members of the crocodilian total group, the clade Pseudosuchia, appeared about 250 million years ago in the Early Triassic period, and diversified during the Mesozoic era. The order Crocodilia includes the...