What diseases do crocodiles carry?
The most common diseases passed on from crocodiles to humans aresalmonella and botulism. Salmonella is passed from the reptile tohuman when something contaminated with reptile faeces is placed inthe mouth. is a serious and life-threatening illness caused by atoxin released by the Clostridium bacterium that causes paralysisand death. It is very uncommon in older children and adults, butcare should be taken when handling reptiles around infants.
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