Definition of saltwater crocodile in English:

saltwater crocodile

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  • A large and dangerous crocodile occurring in estuaries and coastal waters from SW India to northern Australia.
    • Crocodylus porosus, family Crocodylidae
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    • Caught disturbing residents of Wyndham, Western Australia, a saltwater crocodile is restrained for shipment to a park.
    • Seven farms operate in Australia's Northern Territory, raising saltwater crocodiles from hatchlings and selling their skin and meat.
    • Unlike saltwater crocodiles, freshwater crocodiles generally do not pose a threat to humans.

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