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  Saltwater Crocodile

 

Myanmar

 

 

Thailand

An Estuarine Crocodile or Saltwater Crocodile in Bangkok's Dusit Zoo. To have some idea of its large size, compare it to the monitor lizard (fig.) in the right front corner of this picture.

 

  Saltwater Crocodile

 

In Thailand, this very large crocodile is known as jorakae nahm khem or jorakae ahy kiam. The picture at the top is taken at the Rangoon Zoological Gardens in Myanmar. See also List of Thai Animal Names.