Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Reptilia
Order Crocodilia
Family Crocodylidae
Genus Crocodylus
Subfamily Crocodylinae
Scientific Name Crocodylus siamensis
Siamese Crocodile
Siamese Crocodile ©Siamkrokodil/flickr

Siamese Crocodile Description

  • Siamese crocodiles are now extinct in the wild.

Size & Weight

Adults:

  • TOTAL LENGTH: 2.1 m (6.9 ft)
  • WEIGHT: 40–70 kg (88–154 lb)

Young Specimen

  • TOTAL LENGTH: 2–1.5 m (3.9–4.9 ft)
  • WEIGHT: 6–12 kg (13–26 lb)

Habitat

Wetlands

Range

Burma, Laos, Brunei, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand, East Malaysia, Cambodia

Diet

Fish, amphibians, snakes, small mammals

Reproduction

15 – 50 eggs

Mating Season

April – May

Population

700,000 (all in captivity)

Conservation Status

Critically Endangered