Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the Difference between Crocodiles and Alligators. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Crocodiles and Alligators

1. Crocodile have tan or greenish gray skin whereas Alligators have dark gray or black color.

2. When the mouth of the Crocodile is closed, both the top and teeth are visible. When the mouth of Alligator is closed, only the top teeth are visible.

3. Crocodile has a narrow head and a long snout. Alligator has a wide head and wide “U” shaped snout.

4. Crocodile has a sensor pits all over body. Alligator has a sensor pits only on head.

5. Crocodile lays about 50 eggs whereas Alligator lays about 45 eggs.

6. Crocodile builds nest under the ground whereas Alligator builds nest above the ground.

7. Crocodiles are generally found in countries of North American, Africa, Asia and Australia. Alligators are generally found in countries of North America and Easter China.

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