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A crocodile with a long tapering head, occurring from southernmost Florida to Ecuador.
- ‘Like their cousins, American crocodiles were once hunted intensively for their hides.’
- ‘Problem American crocodiles in Florida were relocated at one time, but when it proved ineffective, wildlife managers changed tactics.’
- ‘As we made our way along the canal, we saw several American crocodiles sheltering within the mangrove roots, as well as a modest-sized green iguana lying on a low-hanging branch.’
- ‘In a possible milestone for endangered species, sightings of American crocodiles are increasing in south Florida's waters.’
- ‘Mazzotti recently led the first comprehensive survey of American crocodiles living in South Florida.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.