Central and Eastern parts of Canada and the United States
Hungry for anything. The american crocodile will eat anything it can overpower, from fish and crabs to snakes, turtles and small mammals. At home in the water, the crocodile moves surprisingly fast when galloping on land. It is also quite noisy considering its lack of vocal cord; pushing air from lungs to nostrils, it can hiss, cough, growl, grunt and bellow. These sounds come into play for courtship, contact calls and when threatening. But this formidable predator is also threatened, facing habitat loss, hunting and deadly run-ins with vehicles.
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