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Description Phylum: Chordata – Class: Reptilia – Order: Crocodilia – Species: Crocodylus acutus

Crocodylus acutus, american crocodile, cocodrilo americano, crocodile d´Amérique, cocodrilo de rio, lagarto amarillo, american saltwater crocodile.

English: An american crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). This photograph was taken at La Manzanilla, Jalisco State in Mexico, on the Pacific Coast.
Français : Un Crocodile américain (Crocodylus acutus). Photo prise à La Manzanilla, dans l'état de Jalisco, sur la côte pacifique du Mexique.
Italiano: cocodrilo americano
Date 17 September 2005 (according to EXIF data)
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Author Tomás Castelazo
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English: American crocodile (Crocodylus acutus). This photograph was taken at La Manzanilla, Jalisco State in Mexico, on the Pacific Coast.
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