Unlike their contemporaries the dinosaurs, crocodiles managed to survive whatever killed off their Jurassic cousins. So what accounts for their longevity?
You probably already know that humans are warm-blooded, while creatures like snakes are cold-blooded. Scientists prefer the terms endothermic and ectothermic.
Crocodiles are built for survival and that's how they swam the Atlantic.
Scientists dislike using the terms "cold blooded" and "warm blooded."
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