About this object

Crocodile with large head with long, fairly narrow snout. Neck, body and tail are covered with a solid layer of thick, bony plates, tail is stout and laterally compressed, the hind feet are webbed. Adults olive or grey, uniformly coloured or with irregular black markings on back and sides. Total length 2.4-6 m.

Object specifics

  • Accession no.
    1987.143.42
  • Scientific name
    Crocodylus niloticus Laurenti, 1768
  • Classification
    REPTILIA CROCODYLIA CROCODYLIDAE
  • Common name
    Nile Crocodile
  • Collector
    unrecorded
  • Date collected
    unrecorded
  • Place collected
    unrecorded
  • Measurements
    unrecorded
  • Credit line
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Red Book Data status
    Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Natural Science
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