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Can crocodiles live in desert :P ?

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Asked by Cool Dude, 27 Dec '13 01:21 am
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The desert crocodiles were brought to world attention by Tara Shine, a Ph.D. student at the University of Ulster in Northern Ireland, who learned about them while working in Mauritania under the auspices of a German international aid group.
Answered by Prasoon Sinha, 27 Dec '13 01:27 am

 
  
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In certain parts of the Sahara you could stumble across a crocodile or two! As amazing as that seems, crocs can live in the desert, well at least some crocs.

In the areas in which they live do have water holes but given the nature deserts these water holes will dry up. So, what does a water-loving crocodilian do when the dry season shows up in the desert? Its simple, they engage in a form of hibernation. While they dont go away for months like bears, they do keep all their movement to a minimum, they dont eat but they may move up to the cool rocks at night when the temperature drops.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 27 Dec '13 08:46 am

 
  
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The discovery of several small communities of crocodiles living on the southern edge of Africa's Sahara in desert conditions has astonished scientists.
Crocodiles rarely venture far from water. But the crocodiles in Mauritania are living in caves, burrows, and under rocks, near wetlands that dry up and disappear for months at a time.
Check from the link I have given below
Source: http://news.nationalgeographic.co.uk/news/2002/06/0617_020618_croc.html
Answered by Francisco, 27 Dec '13 02:35 am

 
  
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Why not, when all unexpected and incredible things are happening in the world ....crocodiles also can live in an unfavorable surrounding ....
Answered by sumi sarkar, 27 Dec '13 01:30 am

 
  
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There cannot be the normal crocodiles, that we know, which live in water, but yes a couple of desert crocodiles have been spotted
Answered by rajnikant raiyarela, 17 Jan 07:47 pm

 
  
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No
Answered by Sunil Kumar, 28 Dec '13 07:26 am

 
  
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Hey Mr whats your problem?? what are you trying to prove?? I havent sent you a friend request but its shows as request sent awaiting confirmation?? what the heck are u upto??
Answered by payal, 27 Dec '13 01:37 am

 
  
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