Phoenix Herpetological Society Receives 10 Australian Freshwater Crocodiles

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Phoenix Herpetological Society Receives 10 Australian Freshwater Crocodiles

The Phoenix Herpetological Society announced that it will receive 10 Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni) from Zoo Frankfurt in Germ

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The Phoenix Herpetological Society announced that it will receive 10 Australian freshwater crocodiles (Crocodylus johnsoni) from Zoo Frankfurt in Germany. The crocodiles will serve as part of a breeding program that will include an existing female at the society. The new arrivals are 1- and 2-year-olds and cleared U.S. Customs and Border Protection just this morning and will arrive this afternoon.


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Australian freshwater crocodile

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The Australian freshwater crocodiles are 1- and 2-years old.

Freshwater crocodiles are found in Australia’s freshwater rivers, lakes and wetlands. They are gray and olive brown in coloration  with bands on the upper body and tail.  

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If you are in the Scottsdale area, check out the new additions to the Phoenix Herpetological Society. For more information and to schedule an appointment to visit the society, go to http://www.phoenixherp.com/