Nile crocodile

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Nile crocodile
Temporal range: 2.5–0 Ma
Early Pleistocene – Recent
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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
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Range cairt frae afore the Wast African crocodile wis conseedered separate
Synonyms
  • Crocodylus vulgaris Cuvier, 1802
Crocodylus niloticus

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]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  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