Why is Philippine crocodile endangered?

The Philippine crocodile is one of the most endangered crocodilian species, with estimates of wild populations fewer than 100. Their major threats include hunting and habitat destruction. … They have been successful in routinely breeding this species.

Do crocodiles eat humans?

The two species with the most well-known and documented reputation for preying on humans are the Nile crocodile and saltwater crocodile, and these are the perpetrators of the vast majority of both fatal and non-fatal crocodilian attacks.

What animal can kill crocodile?

Big cats, such as jaguars and leopards, sometimes attack, kill and eat adult caimans, crocodiles and alligators. Huge serpents such as anacondas and pythons sometimes attack grown crocodilians as well. And baby alligators, crocodiles and caimans have many predators to worry about.

Is there crocodiles in the Philippines?

There are two crocodile species in the Philippines: the endemic Philippine crocodile and the bigger and more aggressive saltwater crocodile, found throughout Asia and the Pacific.

What’s the biggest crocodile in the world?

Record holder

Adam Britton gathered measurements, Lolong was officially certified by the Guinness Book of World Records as the “world’s largest crocodile in captivity” at 6.17 m (20 ft 3 in).

Are crocodiles going extinct?

What is the family of Philippine crocodile?

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