Nile crocodiles are blamed for the deaths of roughly 200 humans every year. The animal can grow to be around 20 feet (6.1 meters) long and weigh 11,650 pounds (5,284 kilograms). See an animal that may want to be on the lookout for these crocs next.

Nile crocodiles are blamed for the deaths of roughly 200 humans every year. The animal can grow to be around 20 feet (6.1 meters) long and weigh 11,650 pounds (5,284 kilograms). See an animal that may want to be on the lookout for these crocs next.

Nile crocodile, crocodylus niloticus, Okavango Delta, Botswana - photo Frans Lanting - In the Beginning, maybe God wasn't as into beauty yet...

Nile crocodile, crocodylus niloticus, Okavango Delta, Botswana - photo Frans Lanting - In the Beginning, maybe God wasn't as into beauty yet...

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…

Animals' Eyes Up Close - Nile Crocodile. Crocodiles were revered and were even kept in temples.

Animals' Eyes Up Close - Nile Crocodile. Crocodiles were revered and were even kept in temples.

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