Alligators and Crocodiles of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Alligators and Crocodiles of the World by rogerdhall on DeviantArt

Nile Crocodile in Diergaarde Blijdorp (Zoo Rotterdam, the Netherlands). The Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is the largest of the four crocodile species found in Africa.  They have a maximum length of 6.2 m from the head to the tip of the tail. They usually weigh 225 kg, but will reach weights of up to 730 kg.  The males grow up to 30% larger than the females.  There are an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 individuals in the wild. The Nile Crocodile is found throughout most of Africa…

Nile Crocodile in Diergaarde Blijdorp (Zoo Rotterdam, the Netherlands). The Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is the largest of the four crocodile species found in Africa. They have a maximum length of 6.2 m from the head to the tip of the tail. They usually weigh 225 kg, but will reach weights of up to 730 kg. The males grow up to 30% larger than the females. There are an estimated 250,000 to 500,000 individuals in the wild. The Nile Crocodile is found throughout most of Africa…

Seven distinct African crocodile species, not just three, biologists show

Seven distinct African crocodile species, not just three, biologists show

A new species of rare Slender-nosed crocodile has been discovered in central Africa. What was once though to be just three species of crocodiles native to

The feared saltwater crocodile of northern Australia has seen a population rebound since hunting of it was banned in 1970. The rebound in numbers has led to calls for safari-style hunting of the species. - Focusing on Wildlife

The feared saltwater crocodile of northern Australia has seen a population rebound since hunting of it was banned in 1970. The rebound in numbers has led to calls for safari-style hunting of the species. - Focusing on Wildlife

Human activity 'driving half of world's crocodile species to extinction' by Supertrooper http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/human-activity-driving-half-of-worlds-crocodile-species-to-extinction/

Human activity 'driving half of world's crocodile species to extinction' by Supertrooper http://focusingonwildlife.com/news/human-activity-driving-half-of-worlds-crocodile-species-to-extinction/

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife Photography. Did you know: These shy forest dwellers spend much of the day hidden in earthen burrows and emerge after dark to search for food. Unlike most crocodilians, dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis) do much of their hunting on land—prowling the forest at night, far from water. #biologycoachonline

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife Photography. Did you know: These shy forest dwellers spend much of the day hidden in earthen burrows and emerge after dark to search for food. Unlike most crocodilians, dwarf crocodiles (Osteolaemus tetraspis) do much of their hunting on land—prowling the forest at night, far from water. #biologycoachonline

The Philippine Crocodile is one of the most rare crocodile species on the planet. Photo Credit: National Geographic

The Philippine Crocodile is one of the most rare crocodile species on the planet. Photo Credit: National Geographic

The largest known true crocodile identified: - A crocodile large enough to swallow humans once lived in East Africa, according to a University of Iowa researcher.

The largest known true crocodile identified: - A crocodile large enough to swallow humans once lived in East Africa, according to a University of Iowa researcher.

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