Frequent question: Why Philippine freshwater crocodile is endangered?

Is Philippine crocodile rare?

The Philippine crocodile is endemic to the Philippine islands, which means it is not found anywhere else in the World. … The Philippine crocodile is now very rare and its wild population is extremely limited both in distribution and population size.

Are crocodiles becoming endangered?

What is the rarest type of crocodile?

World’s Rarest Crocodile Species: Siamese Crocodiles

The fresh water crocodile native from Asia is critically endangered and already exterminated from many regions.

Are there a lot of crocodiles in Philippines?

The wild population of the Philippine crocodile is estimated at fewer than 100, making the species critically endangered on both the national red list and the IUCN Red List.

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