Philippine crocodiles were once prevalent throughout the Philippines but are currently only found in small, fragmented habitats on the islands of Dalupiri, Luzon and Mindanao. They primarily live in freshwater rivers, ponds and marshes.
Are Philippine crocodiles rare?
The Philippine crocodile Crocodylus mindorensis is one of the twenty three species of crocodilians (Crocodiles, Alligators and Gharials) in the World. … The Philippine crocodile is now very rare and its wild population is extremely limited both in distribution and population size.
What is the family of Philippine crocodile?
Are there crocodiles in Palawan?
That’s when saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) are naturally more aggressive, according to the Palawan Wildlife Rescue and Conservation Center (PWRCC), based in Puerto Princesa, the Palawan capital. Saltwater crocodiles are the biggest reptiles in the world, growing to lengths of 6-7 meters (20-23 feet).