Their classification title may include all members of the order like caimans and alligators. They may also be found in fresh water bodies such as large lakes, large rivers and wetlands. Their existence dates back to 200 million years and lived the wonderful extinction unlike the dinosaurs that became extinct 65 million years back.
Crocodiles are hunters and await unsuspecting or fish land animals to come near their habitats. They then attack by using their tails which are hooked and very strong. The animals consume their predators . The digestion is done via the secretion of powerful bile acid which will help ease food absorption. They have a very slow metabolism and can survive long periods without eating. They can attack big sea creatures like sharks and kill them.
Crocodiles are extremely dangerous to man. Even though they can’t keep up with the individual’s speed, they could attack so quickly before someone can react. The most dangerous of these animals include the Nile Crocodiles that kill tens of thousands of humans each year in Africa and South-east Asia. The Nile crocodiles are natives of several African countries such as Kenya, Uganda, Senegal, Sudan and many others. The Saltwater are common in Asian countries. However a species called Mugger Crocodiles and Black Caiman are extremely dangerous to humans.