WDYK About Crocodiles?

 Crocodiles are some of the most terrifying hunters in the world, responsible for hundreds of human deaths every year. They are cunning, patient and have very little fear or hesitation when it comes to going after prey. What do you know about these huge, scary lizards?
 
 
What type of crocodile is the biggest?
Saltwater Crocodile
Nile Crocodile
American Crocodile
Cuban Crocodile
 
 
Which continent is NOT a habitat for crocodiles?
Africa
Asia
Australia
Europe
 
 
Crocodiles have about ______ teeth at a time, which they replace very quickly
60-80
1,000-1,200
600-800
20-30
 
 
True or False: Crocodiles have weak opening jaw muscles, so a person can keep them closed with their hands
True, but not advised
False, are you insane??
 
 
Why do crocodiles keep their mouths open for long periods of time?
They cannot sweat
To release heat from the body
To be ready to chomp down
As a threat display to other crocs
A trap for birds to fly into
 
 
True or False: The expression 'crocodile tears' comes from crocodiles shedding tears while eating
Yes, for biological reasons from the huffing and tearing into the food
True
False
 
 
The crocodile's metabolism is so efficient, large crocs can live up to a ________ without food.
Month
Week
Year
3 Years
 
 
What is the name of the Egyptian god with the head of a crocodile?
Sobek
Osiris
Ra
Anubis
 
 
Crocodiles, unlike alligators, are very sensitive to _______.
Cold
Salt
Pollution
Acidity
 
 
How long do crocodiles live for?
35-75 years
15-25 years
7-9 years
60-80 years
 
 
A crocodile's sense of smell is _________.
Excellent
Not very good
About average
They have no sense of smell
 
 
Crocodiles are the most ________ of reptiles
Social
Shy
Quick
Long lived
 
If At First You Don't Succeed...
Crocodiles may not be the most familiar and common animal, so it's of little surprise you may not be that familiar with their traits. That said, they're fascinating animals, so if you want to know more check out the answers.
 
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