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Nile Crocodile

Common Name: Nile Crocodile

Scientific Name: Crocodylus niloticus

Diet: Their diet consists mostly of different species of fish, reptiles, birds, and mammals.

Overview: The Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is a large crocodilian native to freshwater habitats in Africa, where it is present in 26 countries.

Reproduction: Nile crocodiles begin to breed when they are around 2.5m in length - this may take 7 years to achieve

Conservation Status and Threats: Crocodilian populations are threatened by overexploitation, hunting, skin trades, habitat loss and pollution Its eggs are vulnerable to predators

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