10 Heaviest and Largest Crocodiles in The World

Crocodilian are large aquatic reptiles and one of the biggest reptiles in the world. Extant species of crocodilian includes crocodiles,Caiman,Alligator and gharials. The Saltwater crocodiles are the largest living crocodiles on earth, found in Indo-Pacific region.

Saltwater Crocodile

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Saltwater Crocodiles are the largest species of crocodile in the world and also the largest of all living reptiles. The saltwater crocodiles are apex predator and regarded as the most dangerous crocodilian to human.

Nile Crocodile

nile-Crocodile

Nile Crocodile is more dangerous than any other river crocodiles in the world and second biggest aquatic predator,commonly found in Africa. The Nile crocodile is capable of killing almost any animal and have an extremely powerful bite.

Orinoco Crocodile

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Orinoco Crocodile is a critically endangered species of crocodile and the largest predator in South America. The Orinoco crocodile is an apex predator and ranks third among the largest living reptiles in the world.

American Alligator

American-Alligator

American Alligator is a fairly large crocodilian reptile and second largest species in the Alligatoridae family. The American alligator are found in the wild river system of United States and also inhabit swamps, streams and lakes.

Black Caiman

Black-Caiman

Black Caiman is one of the biggest members of the crocodilian family, native to freshwater habitats,rivers and lakes of South America. The black caiman is the largest predator of the Amazon river ecosystem.

American Crocodile

American-crocodile

American Crocodile is one of the larger crocodile species found in coastal areas of North and South America. The American crocodile inhabits fresh waters,mangrove swamps,rivers even be found in sea.

Gharial

Gharial

Gharial also called as fish eating crocodile is one of the longest of all living crocodilians in the world and one of three big crocodilians native to the Indian Subcontinent. The gharial mostly found in major river systems of the India including Chambal, Mahanadi and Gange.

Mugger Crocodile

Indian Mugger Crocodile

Mugger Crocodile is a medium sized crocodile found throughout the Indian subcontinent. The mugger crocodiles are ambush hunters and preys on a variety of species including fish, reptiles, birds and mammals.

False Gharial

False-Gharial

False Gharial is a long snout fresh water reptile and one of the longest crocodilian but smaller than the gharial. The false gharial also known as the Malayan gharial is listed as vulnerable,found throughout Indonesia and Sumatra.

Cuban Crocodile

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Cuban Crocodile is a modest size but highly aggressive species of crocodile found only in Cuba. The Cuban Crocodile has the smallest range of any crocodile and one of the small species of crocodile found in the world.