Saturday, January 10, 2015

Crocodiles in Davao

At D'Bone Museum, you will see bones and fossils of a lot of animals, many native to Davao. This crocodile's head is displayed with the number of teeth (3600) it shed by the time it was 14 years old, according to the guide.

Each of crocodile's 80 teeth is replaced 50 times during its life span which is about 35 to 70 years, according to Wikipedia.

Using these two pieces of information, what can you say about the rate of teeth replacement in a crocodile as it grows older? Check on the internet if your conclusion based on the given information is true or otherwise.

Location | Davao, The Philippines

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