Next look for the teeth, an alligators mouth is designed in such a way that the bottom row of teeth fit nicely into the closed jaw, a crocodile’s mouth shows the top as well as the bottom teeth which are designed to slide into grooves along the outer edge of the closed jaw. Ive had it in queensland but not sure about victoria. The survey noted that most of the crocodiles appear to be "smaller individuals" between 40 centimetres to 1.5 metres but also found that the animals may, one day, start to reproduce. This has resulted in many a croc sighting further south from their usual habitat. A saltwater crocodile was found wandering in suburban Melbourne on Christmas day and nobody has any idea how it got there. Luzon is one of two Philippine Crocodiles at Melbourne Zoo. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Shark nets don't form an enclosure and they don't go from headland to headland. If the crocodile keeps hold of you however then there is a risk that it will drag you into the water, in this instance attack the crocodiles eyes as that’s the most vulnerable part of its body. Australia is famous for its diverse range of dangerous creatures, with the Saltwater Crocodile at the top of the list. There are 2 million alligators in Florida and about 1,500 American crocodiles. It’s 300 kilometres south of where I am in Brisbane, I stayed there during my road trip. The nets in NSW are only 492ft (150m) long and in … From sharing a bed to feeding time in the lounge: Meet the woman who keeps FIVE crocodiles as pets inside her Melbourne home - but if she looks them in the eye they'll attack her Both have contributed to the Australasian region’s breeding program and the species’ genetic diversity, while raising awareness among zoo visitors. The most famous was a four-metre crocodile shot in the Logan River and photographed in 1905. In 1940, apparently there was a crocodile sighting in Yamba; remember Yamba? Are there crocodiles at Fraser Island?