The International Union for the Conservation of Nature predicted the wild Chinese alligator as being the most endangered among 23 crocodilian
species and The Convention was held in international trade of world endangered species and regarded Chinese alligator as Accessory I endangered species (Chen et al., 2003).
Life history parameters, population dynamics and the management of crocodilians
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range from diminutive forest dwellers to behemoths that eat wildebeests, bison, and, occasionally, people.
are a treasure trove of adaptations that can help us understand the form, function and evolution of many animals."
The distribution and status of world crocodilians
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Young and adult crocodilians
present marked vocal differences related to ontogenetic variations.
With regard to diseases in crocodilians
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are considered "keystone species" in that they maintain the structure of an ecosystem, including nutrient recycling.
The gharial is one of the three crocodilians
, apart from the mugger and saltwater crocodile.
The theft at Bendrick Rock was of a footprint belonging to a Teleosaurus - a type of crocodile that grew to almost 10ft long which, unlike modern crocodilians
, lived in the open ocean.