The Saltwater Crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is a crocodilian native to saltwater habitats and brackish wetlands from India's east coast across Southeast Asia and the Sundaic region to northern Australia and Micronesia. It has been listed as Least Concern on the IUCN Red List since 1996. It was hunted for its skin throughout its range up to the 1970s, and is threatened by illegal killing and habitat loss. It is regarded as dangerous for people who share the same environment.

The saltwater crocodile is often claimed to be the largest living crocodilian. Males grow to a length of up to 6 m (20 ft), rarely exceeding 6.1 m (20 ft) or a weight of 1,000–1,075 kg (2,205–2,370 lb). Females are much smaller and rarely surpass 3 m (9.8 ft). It is also known as the estuarine crocodileIndo-Pacific crocodilemarine crocodilesea crocodile or informally as saltie


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