Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)


Details of Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)

The Nile Crocodile is the second largest reptile in the world after the salt-water crocodile. It is occurring mostly in the central, eastern, and southern regions of the African continent, lives in different aquatic environments, such as lakes, rivers and marshlands.

The Nile crocodile is a predator and a very aggressive species of crocodile that is capable of taking almost any animal within its range. They prefer different species of fish, reptiles,birds and mammals.



Short Overview

Length -  4.1 metres to 5 metres

Weight - around 410 kg

Scin -  thick,scaly, heavily armored.

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