Crocodiles and the dwarf crocodile are a family of reptiles within the Crocodile order. The Nile crocodile, American Crocodile and mugger crocodile are example members of this family.
Did you know?
A crocodile can't stick out its tongue. This is because of a membrane which holds the tongue in place.
Scientific name: Crocodylidae
The shading illustrates the diversity of this group - the darker the colour the greater the number of species. Data provided by WWF's Wildfinder.