How do crocodiles release heat from the body?


CROCODILES are large reptiles found in tropical regions. They belong to the family Crocodylidae and are known as the members of the order Crocodilia, which also includes caimans, gharials and alligators. There are thirteen species of crocodiles, hence they come in many different sizes. The smallest crocodile is the dwarf crocodile. It grows to about 5.6 feet (1.7 meters) in length and weighs between 13 to 15 pounds (6 to 7 kilograms).

Crocodiles basically cannot sweat like we do to cool down. Reptiles cannot generate much body heat of their own so they must depend