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What is the difference between creep and crawl?

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I think
movement of animals on short legs , close to the ground, is called crawling
Eg: tortoise, crocodile

Movement of animals touching their bodies to the ground is called creeping
Eg: snakes, worms, lizards, etc

Lizards and crocodiles can crawl and creep.