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

Brutus is one of the many saltwater crocodiles living in the Northern Territory, tourists ...

Brutus is one of the many saltwater crocodiles living in the Northern Territory, tourists ...

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

Komodo Dragon ( They are huge lizards / crocodile sized ) = their saliva infects any bitten prey / it relentlessly chases any bitten prey ,until resulting poison from infected wound ,slows the prey sufficiently enough for this Komodo dragon to finish it off and feast on the huge carcass ( an effective system that ensures this species remains strong /healthy ) ✅

Komodo Dragon ( They are huge lizards / crocodile sized ) = their saliva infects any bitten prey / it relentlessly chases any bitten prey ,until resulting poison from infected wound ,slows the prey sufficiently enough for this Komodo dragon to finish it off and feast on the huge carcass ( an effective system that ensures this species remains strong /healthy ) ✅

Animal Fact: Dwarf crocodiles are the most terrestrial crocodile species, avoiding deep water and sometimes wandering far inland in search of food or mates.

Animal Fact: Dwarf crocodiles are the most terrestrial crocodile species, avoiding deep water and sometimes wandering far inland in search of food or mates.

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, from...

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, from...

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife

Dwarf crocodiles are among the smallest crocodile species on Earth today. © McDonald Wildlife

Saltwater Crocodile

Human activity 'driving half of world's crocodile species to extinction'

One population of the world’s smallest crocodile has moved underground where they pluck bats off the walls – and corrosive droppings change their skin colour

One population of the world’s smallest crocodile has moved underground where they pluck bats off the walls – and corrosive droppings change their skin colour

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