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Spotted basking in the Limpopo River, South Africa. The male crocodile usually measure from 3.5 to 5 m (11 ft 6 in to 16 ft 5 in) long, but very old, mature ones can grow to 5.5 m (18 ft 1 in) or more.5 Mature female Nile crocodiles measure 2.4 to 3.8 m (7 ft 10 in to 12 ft 6 in).
The Nile crocodile inhabits a wide range of aquatic habitats, including large freshwater lakes, rivers, freshwater swamps, coastal estuaries and mangrove swamps
The Nile Croc is the second largest extant reptile in the world, after the saltwater crocodile. The Nile crocodile is the most common crocodilian found in Africa today. They are common throughout much of the continent. Their historic range however, was even wider.
Lat: -22.34, Long: 31.12
Spotted on Jun 11, 2008
Submitted on Aug 14, 2011