The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is an African crocodile an mey be conseedered the seicont lairgest extant reptile in the warld, efter the sautwatter crocodile (Crocodylus porosus).[2]

Nile crocodile
Temporal range: 2.5–0 Ma
Early Pleistocene – Recent
Nile crocodile in Gulu, Uganda
Scientific classification edit
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Order: Crocodylia
Faimily: Crocodylidae
Genus: Crocodylus
Species: C. niloticus
Binomial name
Crocodylus niloticus
Laurenti, 1768
Range cairt frae afore the Wast African crocodile wis conseedered separate
  • Crocodylus vulgaris Cuvier, 1802
Crocodylus niloticus

References Eedit

  1. Isberg, S.; Combrink, X.; Lippai, C. & Balaguera-Reina, S. A. (2019). "Crocodylus niloticus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T45433088A3010181. Retrieved 12 October 2019. Cite uses deprecated parameter |last-author-amp= (help)
  2. Wood, Gerald (1983). The Guinness Book of Animal Facts and Feats. Sterling Pub Co Inc. ISBN 978-0-85112-235-9