It's CROCtober and we're excited to celebrate our crocodilian friends! The Nile crocodile is the largest crocodile species in Africa and the second largest in the world. Africa's largest crocodilian can reach a maximum size of about 20 feet and can weigh up to 1,650 pounds. Average sizes, are around 16 feet and 500 pounds. They live throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the Nile Basin, and Madagascar in rivers, freshwater marshes, and mangrove swamps. You can visit our four adult, Nile Crocodiles in Zambezi River Hippo Camp! #croctober #nilecrocodile #crocodilian #memphiszoo

It's CROCtober and we're excited to celebrate our crocodilian friends! The Nile crocodile is the largest crocodile species in Africa and the second largest in the world. Africa's largest crocodilian can reach a maximum size of about 20 feet and can weigh up to 1,650 pounds. Average sizes, are around 16 feet and 500 pounds. They live throughout sub-Saharan Africa, the Nile Basin, and Madagascar in rivers, freshwater marshes, and mangrove swamps. You can visit our four adult, Nile Crocodiles in Zambezi River Hippo Camp! #croctober #nilecrocodile #crocodilian #memphiszoo
memphiszoo Memphis Zoo ( @memphiszoo )
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