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Crocodylidae

Crocodilians are divided into three subfamilies: alligators and caimans, crocodiles, and gharials. The only two crocodilians found in North America are American alligators and American crocodiles.

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Tanya Dewey (author), Animal Diversity Web.

 
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Dewey, T. . "Crocodylidae" (On-line), Animal Diversity Web. Accessed December 11, 2017 at http://www.biokids.umich.edu/accounts/Crocodylidae/

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