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Krokodilschwanzechse

Chinese crocodile lizard
Shinisaurus crocodilurus / Chinese crocodile lizard

Krokodilschwanzechse
Habitat
Densely vegetated and slow-flowing waters
Continent
Asien
Food
Insects, crustaceans, small fish
Gestation/breeding period
8 - 12 month
Mode of life
Solitary
Class
Reptiles
Order
Schuppenkriechtiere

Did you know that?

~ 40 cm
lenght

200 - 400 g
weight

~ 20 years
age

How endangered are Chinese crocodile lizards?

by IUCN (Red List of Threatened Species)

  • Not evaluated
  • Data deficient
  • Least concern
  • Near threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Krokodilschwanzechse
    Endangered
    Endangered
  • Critically endangered
  • Extinct in the wild
  • Extinct

By the way

The crocodile-tailed lizard does not lay eggs, but is viviparous.



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