Siamese crocodile

The Siamese crocodile is classified as Critically Endangered (CR), facing an extremely high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Siamese crocodile is a Southeast Asian reptile that lives in slow-moving freshwater habitats such as rivers, swamps and streams. It has a broad snout, powerful tail and grows to a length of about 12 feet. More

between Siamese crocodiles and the hybrid crocodile species that are also housed at the center. Nhek Ratanapech, director of the wildlife center, said he was surprised to learn that so many of the crocodiles turned out to be pure Siamese. More

The Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is a freshwater crocodile native to Indonesia (Borneo and possibly Java), Brunei, East Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam. The species is critically endangered and already extirpated from many regions. More

The ecology of the Siamese crocodile in the wild is virtually unknown. According to Smith (1919, 1931), the preferred habitat of this species is freshwater swamps and slow-moving sections of streams and rivers, but it was also found in lakes and rivers. More

A Siamese crocodile at the Phnom Tamao centre. More

The Siamese Crocodile is a freshwater species, occurring in swamps and slow-moving sections of streams and rivers, but also found in lakes. It also has many terrestrial nesting and basking sites, which make it more vulnerable to poaching and habitat destruction. More

Siamese Crocodile information - The Siamese crocodile, Crocodylus siamensis, is freshwater crocodile native to parts of South-East Asia. More

The Siamese crocodile is a small, freshwater crocodilian (a group that also includes alligators, caimans and the gharial), with a relatively broad, smooth snout and an elevated bony crest behind each eye (4). More

Siamese Crocodile in Thailand Yosapong Temsiripong Crocodile Management Association of Thailand 336 M6 Surasak Sriracha Chonburi, 20110, Thailand yosapong@crocodileuniverse. More

Project: Siamese Crocodile Conservation Programme – Saving the Critically Endangered Siamese Crocodile Where in the World? Cambodia Grant: £60,000 Image courtesy Fauna & Flora International Siamese crocodiles are on the brink of extinction. More

Siamese crocodile Crocodylus simaensis from the Central Cardamoms More

The Siamese crocodile is a freshwater crocodile that was thought to be extinct in the wild until conservationists found a nest of baby Siamese crocodiles in the southern Lao province of Savannakhet in March of 2005. More

The Siamese crocodile in the wild is the most endangered crocodilian species in the world and extreme efforts to save the crocodile in Thailand from total extinction need to be implemented Story And Picture By L. More

The Siamese crocodile Crocodylus siamensis, is one of the world More

The Siamese crocodile has a critical status in the wild (i.e. virtually extinct). In recent years, surveys have been undertaken to assess its true status, as before this virtually no reliable data were available on its distribution. More

There are 2 Siamese Crocodile images in this gallery. More

The ecology of the Siamese Crocodile in the wild is largely unknown. In 1992 it was recorded as virtually extinct in the wild; however considerable conservation action has been implemented to collect information of its distribution data. Siamese crocodile. More

The Siamese crocodile is crucial to the survival of the wetlands in Southeast Asia, but it's close to becoming extinct. The World's Mary Kay Magistad visits a Cambodian wildlife rescue center to find out how conservationists there are trying to save the rare croc. More

Status: Critically endangered, less than 50 Siamese Crocodiles remain in the wild with intense pressure on remaining stock in the wild. More

Once Thought Extinct, Siamese Crocodile Is Photographed In Thailand = ScienceDaily (Apr. More

Siamese crocodileFor nearly 20 years, the critically endangered Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) has been considered nearly extinct in the wild, victimized by habitat loss and poaching. More

denkyemfunefu or siamese crocodile in the Akan language. Emmanuel Amissah-Koomson portrays a symbol for both democracy oneness and unity in diversity. This is an Adinkra symbol filled with spirituality and sage advice. More

A close-up of a Siamese crocodile hatchling at Phnom Tamao Wildlife Rescue Centre, Cambodia, 19 Nov 2009 Photo: VOA - R. More

Common names

Cá sấu Xiêm in Vietnamese - Tiếng Việt
Cocodrilo de siam in Spanish - español
Crocodile du siam in French - français
Crocodilo-siamês in Portuguese - Português
Crocodylus siamensis in Italian - Italiano
Crocodylus siamensis in Spanish - español
Krokodíl olivový in Slovak - slovenčina
Krokodil Siam in Breton - brezhoneg
Krokodýl siamský in Czech - česky
Krokodyl syjamski in Polish - polski
Siamese crocodile in English - English
Siamese freshwater crocodile in English - English
Siamese krokodil in Dutch - Nederlands
Siamesisk krokodil in Swedish - Svenska
Siaminkrokotiili in Finnish - suomen kieli
Siamkrokodil in German - Deutsch
Siyam timsahı in Turkish - Türkçe
Крокодил сиамский in Russian - русский язык
Сиамски крокодил in Bulgarian - български език
Сиамский крокодил in Russian - русский язык
Сијамски крокодил in Macedonian - македонски јазик
จระเข้น้ำจืด in Thai - ไทย
シャムワニ in Japanese - 日本語
시암악어 in Korean - 한국어

Picture of Crocodylus siamensis has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial.
Original source:
-Jiří Bukovský -Author: Jiří Bukovský
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Order : Crocodylia
Family : Crocodylidae
Genus : Crocodylus
Species : Crocodylus siamensis
Authority : Schneider, 1801