Nile crocodile

Nile crocodiles are the largest crocodilians in Africa, sometimes reaching 20 feet (6 meters) long. More

Nile crocodiles are the largest crocodilians in Africa, sometimes reaching 20 feet (6 meters) long.Photograph by Chris Johns Nile Crocodile Profile - The Nile crocodile has a somewhat deserved reputation as a vicious man-eater. More

Very large Nile crocodiles in Africa have been known to eat antelope, zebra, domestic animals, and humans. However, on the island of Madagascar, turtles and lemurs are more regular meals along with a steady diet of fish. More

Saltwater and Nile crocodiles, while a hybrid of the Saltwater and the rare Siamese Crocodile is also bred in Asian farms. More

The Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is an African crocodile which is common in Somalia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Egypt, and Zambia. More

The trade of the Nile crocodile has become an environmental concern especially in the Republic of Tanzania. Crocodile skins are being exported from Tanzania in large quantities due to the high demand for leather goods. More

The nile crocodile is the most well known crocodile. A lot like the American Alligator of the crocodiles. Appearance = Due to it's very extensive range, the nile crocodile comes in many variations. More

Overview The Nile Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is an African crocodileCrocodileA crocodile is any species belonging to the family Crocodylidae . The term can also be used more loosely to include all members of the order Crocodilia: i.e... More

The Nile crocodile is the largest of the four crocodile species found in Africa. They have a maximum length of 20 ft 5 in (6.2 m) from the head to the tip of the tail. More

Young Nile crocodiles feed largely on insects and spiders with frogs, fish, snakes, and other small vertebrates. Subadults and adult crocodiles mainly eat fish, although very large adults kill and eat antelopes, warthogs, domestic animals, and occasionally humans. More

The Nile Crocodile can grow to be five meters long. They have long snouts that can grab fish and turtles. They are dark olive in color, and young ones have bands around their body. But as they get older, the bands fade. More

There is some evidence that Nile crocodiles in cooler countries (eg. South Africa) reach slightly smaller adult sizes (4 m). More

Nile Crocodiles' brains and hearts are more advanced than those of any other living reptiles. They have changed little in 65 million years. In contrast lizards, they have a "high walk." They swim with their tails, but their hind feet are webbed and can be used to submerge quickly. More

The Nile crocodile can reach lengths of 16 feet and may easily exceed 1000 pounds. The tail makes up about half the length of the animal. Juvenile crocodiles are dark olive to brown with darker cross-bands on the tail and body. More

The Nile crocodile is characterized by its four short, splayed legs, a flat, powerful tail, a scaly hide, and a strong jaw. Adult males can reach up to 20 feet in length and weigh well over 1,000 pounds. More

The Nile Crocodile is one of the members of the Crocodylidae family and is perhaps the most feared reptile in Africa. These huge crocs are fearless and will attack anything they can easily subdue. Crocodiles are closely related to birds..... More

Male Nile crocodiles, which are larger than females, reach lengths of 16 feet or more and can weigh over a thousand pounds. More

Despite its reputation as a man-eater, the Nile crocodile was immortalized as a god, Sobek, by the people of ancient Egypt. The center for Sobek worship, the city of Arsinoe, was dubbed "Crocodilopolis" by the ancient Greeks. More

The Zoo's Nile crocodiles can easily be seen basking on land or enjoying the pool in their exhibit. More

Due to the Nile Crocodiles extensive natural range the habitat varies widely. More

Nile crocodiles' population suffers from pollution, hunting, and entanglement in gill nets. RETURN TO TOP BIBLIOGRAPHY CSG Newsletter, Vol. 2 (1), Jan-Mar 1992. IUCN World Conservation Union Species Survival Plan Commission. More

The toothy-grinned Nile crocodile is a distinctive creature of the Nile valley. This species of crocodile, found in hot, steamy areas of Africa, spends the majority of its days basking along river banks with its mouth wide open. More

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A Nile Crocodile on landThe Nile crocodile (Crocodilus niloticus) actually has a number of suggested subspecies that mostly range through various parts of Africa. It was called msh in Old Egyptian and was referred to by some twenty other words. More

In the who's who of crocodilians, the Nile Crocodile is one of 23 species throughout the world. It's habitat is freshwater areas and some coastal habitats in Africa. About Nile Crocodile - the Reading Reptile - Nile Crocodile LogoLink to Dr. More

Nile Crocodile - Definition = Nile crocodile Conservation status: Lower Risk (lc) Nile Crocodile Nile crocodile Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia More

Deadly Nile crocodile kills hundreds of people every yearAdded to Quicklist2:54Deadly Nile crocodile kills hundreds of people ... More

Common names

African crocodile in English - English
Crocodilo-do-nilo in Portuguese - Português
Crocodilul de Nil in Romanian - română
Crocodylus niloticus in Spanish - español
Krokodil an Nil in Breton - brezhoneg
Krokodíl nílsky in Slovak - slovenčina
Krokodyl nilowy in Polish - polski
Krokodýl nilský in Czech - česky
mamba in English - English
Niilinkrokotiili in Finnish - suomen kieli
Nijlkrokodil in Dutch - Nederlands
Nílarkrókódíll in Icelandic - Íslenska
Nīlas krokodils in Latvian - latviešu valoda
Nile crocodile in English - English
Nilkrokodil in German - Deutsch
Nilkrokodille in Norwegian - Norsk
Nilkrokodille in Norwegian Nynorsk - Norsk nynorsk
Nilski krokodil in Croatian - Hrvatski
Nkɔ́li in Lingala - Lingála
Крокодил нильский in Russian - русский язык
Нилски крокодил in Macedonian - македонски јазик
Нильский крокодил in Russian - русский язык
Нільський крокодил in Ukrainian - українська мова
תנין היאור in Hebrew - ‫עברית
நைல் முதலை in Tamil - தமிழ்
ナイルワニ in Japanese - 日本語

Picture of Crocodylus niloticus has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution.
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Order : Crocodylia
Family : Crocodylidae
Genus : Crocodylus
Species : Crocodylus niloticus
Authority : Laurenti, 1768
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