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Nile Crocodile

Reptilia Taxonomy Kindgom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Reptilia Order Crocodylia Family Crocodylidae Genus & Species Crocodylus niloticus Common Features Of Reptilia Class reptilia:  are ectothermic, have a back-bone, breathe air and have internal fertilization of the egg.  The skin is covered in a protective layer of scales or scutes. Common Features Of Crocodylia Order crocodylia: this includes crocodiles, caimans, alligators …

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Nile Crocodile Crocodylus niloticus

Nile Crocodile

Nile Crocodile is found in the perennial rivers of Botswana including the Okavango, Linyanti, Chobe and Limpopo systems. Crocodiles are covered in large olive green to grey scales on the back, a yellow belly and black bands across the tail; they can reach in excess of 6m in length (40% of this is the tail) and weigh up to 1000kg …

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