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Crocodylus mindorensis (Philippine crocodile)

Synonyms: Crocodylus novaeguineae mindorensis

Wikipedia Abstract

The Philippine crocodile (Crocodylus mindorensis), also known as the Mindoro crocodile, the Philippine freshwater crocodile or locally, bukarot, is one of two species of crocodile that are found in the Philippines, the other is the larger Indo-Pacific crocodile or saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).
View Wikipedia Record: Crocodylus mindorensis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Crocodylus mindorensis

Attributes

Gestation [1]  85 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Greater Negros-Panay rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luzon rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindanao-Eastern Visayas rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mindoro rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Palawan rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulawesi lowland rain forests Indonesia Australasia Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sulu Archipelago rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Agusan Marsh Wilderness Sanctuary 103806 Philippines  
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Gladys Porter Zoo
Melbourne Zoo
North of England Zoological Society
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium
Silver Springs Park
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Zoo Zürich
Zoological Society of London

Range Map

Philippines (islands of Busuanga, Luzon, Masbate, Mindanao, Mindoro, Negros, Samar), Sulu Archipelago Terra typica: "the island of Mindoro, Philippine Islands.";

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Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Messel, H, King, FW, Webb, GJW & Ross, CA (1992). Summary report on the workshop on the prospects and future strategy of crocodile conservation of the two species (Crocodylus porosus, Crocodylus mindorensis) occurring in the Philippines. In: Crocodile Conservation Action. A Special Publication of the Crocodile Specialist Group. IUCN, Gland, Switzerland. pp. 98-101
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access