Saltwater Crocodile: The Largest Reptile
At the water's edge, a deadly saltwater crocodile lies in wait, its body tensed to lunge after its prey. It grips its catch with lethal, 5-inch-long teeth and powerful jaws, exerting the strongest bite force of any animal on Earth! More than 23 feet long and a whopping 2,200 pounds, saltwater crocodiles are the largest reptiles on the planet. Readers will get an eye-opening look at the saltwater crocodile and learn about the reptile's habitat, behavior, diet, life cycle, and irreplaceable ecological importance.