The crocodile is a large reptile that can be found in Africa, Asia, Australia, North America, South America and Central America. Crocodiles can grow to enormous sizes, the largest of which is the saltwater crocodile which has been recorded growing up to 23 feet long!
Crocodiles have the strongest bite of any creature on planet Earth, measuring up to 5,000 lbf (pound-force). Compare this to the great white shark’s 670 lbf bite, and you’ll realize just how hard a crocodile can chomp down! Crocodiles are actually incredibly intelligent, and are one of the only predators that has been recorded observing the patterns of their prey before they attack.
Scientific Name: Subfamily Crocodylinae
Characteristics: Although crocodiles look very similar to alligators, the two are actually members of different families. Learn more interesting facts about this massive reptile, and many others, with our lifelike and scientifically accurate crocodile toy!
Size: 6 inches long and 3 inches wide, this crocodile toy figurine is an inch longer and wider than a soda can resting on its side.
The Crocodile is part of the Wild Safari® Wildlife collection