Big Crocodile – level 3
Wildlife rangers trapped a 14-feet saltwater crocodile at a tourist destination in Australia’s Northern Territory. Reportedly, it is the biggest crocodile that has been captured in the area in years.
The 770-pound male was caught in the Flora River at a remote nature park, 75 miles southwest of the town of Katherine. It was taken to a crocodile farm, and it will possibly be used for breeding.
Saltwater crocodiles are the largest crocodile species, and the largest living reptile in the world. Adult males can reach up to 23 feet and weigh over 2,200 pounds. They typically live in brackish waters near the coast, such as mangrove swamps and lagoons.
Difficult words: reptile (a class of animals that includes lizards, turtles and crocodiles), brackish (slightly salted), mangrove swamp (a wetland with a lot of trees that grow on top of the water).
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