Does Kauai have crocodiles?

To put it in perspective, Hawaii has no bears, crocodiles, hippos, leopards, komodo dragons, hyenas, lions, tigers, poisonous dart frogs, rhinos, etc.

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Are there any predators on Kauai?

Kauai was apparently lowest in the pecking order of “The Mongoose Project”, so to this day the birds enjoy life here with few predators. Kauai is known for having a small snake population, too, so the only real threats to Kauai's chickens are cats, dogs, motorcycles and cars.

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Are there snakes in Kauai?

Because snakes are not native to Hawaii, they present an alarming risk to the fragile Hawaiian environment if introduced. Snakes have no natural predators in Hawaii. They could wreak havoc on other wildlife populations if they were ever allowed into the ecosystem.

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Does Hawaii have alligators or crocodiles?

The easy answer is no. Alligators are not native to Hawaii, and the only way you'll see a gator in the Aloha State is in the zoo, such as the Honolulu Zoo. However, of the two alligators the Honolulu Zoo had, their oldest alligator, Goliath, died in 2015 after living six decades in the zoo.

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Are there crocodiles in Kauai?

Is there piranhas in Hawaii?

Synopsis. The otoliths of an adult red-bellied piranha, Pygocentrus nattereri, captured from a reservoir in Hawaii were scrutinized to determine the fish's origin and growth history. Sagittal otoliths of the piranha, P. nattereri, contained internal microincrements visible by Scanning Electron Microscopy.

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Can you swim safely in Hawaii?

The risk of a shark attack is negligible considering the number of people entering the water every day. From 1828 to 2005 there were 119 shark attacks in Hawaii, 21 of which were fatal. The modern day average is about 3 attacks per year. Common precautions include not swimming at dawn or dusk and avoiding murky waters.

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Which ocean has piranhas?

Piranhas inhabit exclusively the fresh waters of South America. Their geographical distribution extends from the Orinoco River basin (Venezuela) to the North, down to that of the Paraná (Argentina) to the South.

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What states is it illegal to own a piranha?

Their sale and possession is BANNED or HEAVILY REGULATED in Alabama, Alaska, California, New York, Arizona, Arkansas, Hawaii, Florida, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Georgia, Louisiana, Nevada, New Mexico, Mississippi, Utah, Texas, Washington, North and South Carolina, Oklahoma, Ohio (some cities and counties), Virginia, …

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