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Crocodylus siamensis (Siamese crocodile)

Synonyms: Crocodilus galeatus

Wikipedia Abstract

Siamese crocodile (Crocodylus siamensis) is a freshwater crocodile native to Indonesia (Borneo and possibly Java), Brunei, East Malaysia, Laos, Cambodia, Burma, Thailand, and Vietnam. The species is critically endangered and already extirpated from many regions. Its other common names include: Siamese freshwater crocodile, Singapore small-grain, cocodrilo de Siam, crocodile du Siam, buaja, buaya kodok, chorakhe nam chuet, and soft-belly.
View Wikipedia Record: Crocodylus siamensis

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Crocodylus siamensis

Attributes

Emoji [1]  crocodile
Gestation [2]  80 days
Maximum Longevity [3]  22 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Borneo lowland rain forests Indonesia, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Borneo peat swamp forests Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Cardamom Mountains rain forests Cambodia, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Indochina dry forests Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Chao Phraya freshwater swamp forests Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kayah-Karen montane rain forests Myanmar, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Khorat Plateau moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests Malaysia, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Southwest Borneo freshwater swamp forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tonle Sap freshwater swamp forests Cambodia, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Western Java rain forests Indonesia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Hin Namno National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 214373 Laos  
Khaoen Si Nakarin National Park II 459154 Thailand
Pang Sida National Park II 211956 Thailand
Thap Lan National Park II 550979 Thailand
Tonle Sap Biosphere Reserve VI 688326 Cambodia  
Xe Bang Nouane National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 322522 Laos  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Sundaland Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Cape May County Park Zoo
Chiangmai Zoological Garden
Clyde Peeling's Reptiland
Denver Zoological Gardens
Detroit Zoological Society
Dusit (Bangkok) Zoological Park
Ellen Trout Zoo
Khao Kheow Open Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Nakhon Ratchasima Zool. Park
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Silver Springs Park
Songkhla Zoo
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Utah's Hogle Zoo
Wroclaw Zoo, LLC
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Range Map

Cambodia, Indonesia (including Borneo and possibly Java), Laos, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Brunei, Myanmar (= Burma). Terra typica: "Siam" (=Thailand).;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by 1Emoji by Twitter is licensed under CC BY 4.0 2Cox, JH, Frazier, R & Maturbongs, R (1993). Freshwater crocodilians of Kalimantan (Indonesia, Borneo). Copeia 1993(2): 564-566 3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
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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