Crocodiles

WHS inhabited by animals of the order Crocodilia, which include (true) Crocodiles as well as Caimans and Alligators.

The connection belongs to Ecology connections.

Connected Sites


Chitwan National Park: Mugger crocodile (UNEP-WCMC)
Cliff of Bandiagara: "Semi-domestic crocodiles are kept as sacred village protectors of Bandiagara and its ancient founder,Nangabanou Tembily. They are also revered so as to ensure continued rains in the ritual rain dances (Yaro and Diko, 1940)." (AB)
ComoƩ National Park: dwarf crocodile
Darien National Park: Cayman crocodile and American crocodile
Dja Faunal Reserve: two species of crocodile, one being the African long-snouted crocodile (unep)
Djoudj: Nile crocodile
Dong Phayayen: Siamese Crocodile
Ennedi Massif: "One of the most striking conservation features is the small population of crocodiles, estimated at around 10 individuals, which live in the Guelta Archei" (AB ev)
Komodo National Park: saltwater crocodile
LopƩ-Okanda: African dwarf crocodile (UNEP-WCMC)
Los Katios National Park: American crocodile
Manu National Park: black caiman Melanosuchus niger, common spectacled caiman Caiman crocodilus (UNEP-WCMC)
Niokolo-Koba National Park: all three African crocodiles and dwarf crododile
Noel Kempff Mercado National Park: broad-snouted caiman, black caiman
Rock Islands: Adult and juvenile salt water crocodile are regularly observed in the RISL (Nom file)
Sangha Trinational: Nile crocodiles
Tikal National Park: Morelet's crocodile
Ujung Kulon National Park: Malayan gharial and estuarine crocodile (UNEP-WCMC)
Victoria Falls: Nile crocodile
W-Arly-Pendjari Complex: Nile crocodile

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