Largest crocodile

Last updated: October 9, 2017 at 19:14 pm

The saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) is the largest crocodilian and the largest living reptile. Males can reach lengths of 7 m (23 ft). Females are smaller at over 3 m (10 ft). It is found in northern Australia and throughout Southeast Asia. Salties, as they are known in Australia, are territorial and killed at least 3 divers in 2005. A 7 m (23 ft) specimen was documented in India’s Bhitarkanika National Park in 2006.

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