Asian crocodile


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Noun1.Asian crocodile - estuarine crocodile of eastern Asia and Pacific islandsAsian crocodile - estuarine crocodile of eastern Asia and Pacific islands
crocodile - large voracious aquatic reptile having a long snout with massive jaws and sharp teeth and a body covered with bony plates; of sluggish tropical waters
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He also expressed his desire to bring a pair of gavials, also known as gharial, a type of Asian crocodile distinguished by their long, thin snout.
Nine years later, half the animals had died; others had crossbred with the endangered Southeast Asian crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) to spawn one hundred fertile but genetically compromised hybrids.
It's here that a 30ft Asian crocodile has decided to make its home.

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