New Guinea crocodile

The New Guinea crocodile (Crocodylus novaeguineae) is a small species of crocodile found on the island of New Guinea. More

The New Guinea Crocodile is very odd because they only venture out on land at night. So that means it must stay in the water all day till night comes. More

Welcome to our new guinea crocodile webpage for owners and new guinea crocodile enthusiasts. new guinea crocodile information - The primarily nocturnal crocodile is to be found in the freshwater swamps and lakes of New Guinea, particular in the interior. More

New Guinea Crocodile information - The New Guinea crocodile, Crocodylusnovaeguineae, is native to the island of New Guinea where it thrives thanks to successful legislation and management programs based on sustainable farming and harvesting. More

gallop, including Cuban crocodiles, New Guinea crocodiles, African dwarf crocodiles, and even small Nile crocodiles. More

A further unusual characteristic of the New Guinea crocodile skink is its ability to vocalize, producing an extraordinarily loud sound for such a relatively small species. The ability to vocalize may be increased by an enlarged larynx-like structure in the throat area, again especially pronounced in males. More

In Papua New Guinea crocodile farming (In the official terminology of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the Papua New Guinea program is "ranching" rather than "farming" because the young livestock are mostly culled from wild populations More

* The New Guinea Crocodile is found in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea. It is a maximum of 3.5m/11.5 feet in length. * Slender-Snouted Crocodiles are found in central and western Africa. More

Common names

Buaya Irian in Indonesian - Bahasa Indonesia
Crocodylus novaeguineae in Spanish - español
Krokodil Ginea Nevez in Breton - brezhoneg
Krokodíl novoguinejský in Slovak - slovenčina
Krokodýl novoguinejský in Czech - česky
Krokodyl nowogwinejski in Polish - polski
Neuguinea-Krokodil in German - Deutsch
New Guinea crocodile in English - English
New Guinea freshwater crocodile in English - English
Nya Guinea-krokodil in Swedish - Svenska
Крокодил новогвинейский in Russian - русский язык
Новогвинејски крокодил in Macedonian - македонски јазик

Order : Crocodylia
Family : Crocodylidae
Genus : Crocodylus
Species : Crocodylus novaeguineae
Authority : Schmidt, 1928