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Photos: Inside the Moment: Cuban Crocodile

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There are 66 teeth in the crocodile’s mouth, allowing these animals to be apex carnivores.
Crocodiles are extremely agile both on land and in water.
Crocodiles can grow to 15 feet long and weigh up to 300 pounds.
Crocodiles can achieve short bursts of speed up to 25 miles per hour.
The crocodile’s tail accounts for 30% of its body mass. To leap straight out of the water, the crocodiles use power from their tails, which have ball-and-socket joints between the vertebrae for maximum motion.

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