The second largest of all crocodilians, the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) is a supremely adapted aquatic predator, with a streamlined body, a long, powerful tail, webbed hind feet, and long, powerful jaws, ideally suited for grabbing and holding onto prey. The eyes, ears and nostrils are located on top of the head, allowing the crocodile to lie low in the water, almost totally submerged and hidden from prey. A special valve at the back of the throat allows the mouth to be opened to catch and hold prey underwater without water entering the throat.In addition to a good sense of smell and excellent night vision, the Nile crocodile also possess sensory pits in the scales along the side of the jaw, used to detect movement and vibrations in the water. Like all true crocodiles, the enlarged fourth tooth on the lower jaw is clearly visible when the mouth is closed, a feature which distinguishes this group from other crocodilians, such as alligators. The body of the adult Nile crocodile is a grey-olive colour, with a yellowish belly, while the juvenile is more greenish or dark olive-brown, with black cross-banding on the tail and body, which becomes fainter in adults. In general, the male Nile crocodile grows larger than the female.
Nile Crocodile Subspecies
- They played Robo Crocodiles in The Animal Movie (NatureRules1 Version).
- They played Alligators in the Moat in The Artist Mare.
- It played Ricky Plesuski in African Animals, Inc. and Carnivorans, Inc..
- They played Toothless, Light Fury, and their children in How to Train Your Crocodilian, How to Train Your Crocodilian 2, and How to Train Your Crocodilian: The Hidden World.
- It played Koolasuchus in AFRICAN ANIMAL, KALAHARI ANIMAL, and SOUTH AFRICAN ANIMAL .
- It played Gun in African Animal Mayhem.
- It played Smitty in African Animals, Inc. (Version 4).
- It played Abigail Lincoln/Numbuh 5 in Codename: Reptiles Next Door and Codename: Water Creatures Next Door.
- It played Victor the Crocodile in 64 Zoo Lane (NatureRules1 Version).
- It played Jake Spidermonkey in My Gym Partner's a Crocodile.
- It played Grizz in We Bare Crocodilians and We Bare Crocodilians: The Movie.
- It played Stormfly in the How to Train Your Wild Animal Trilogy (NatureRules1/GavenLovesAnimals Style).
- It played Blossom in The Powerpuff Crocodilians, The Powerpuff Crocodilians Movie, and The Powerpuff Crocodilians (2016)
- It played Mojo Jojo in The Powerpuff Pachyderms, The Powerpuff Pachyderms Movie, The Powerpuff Pachyderms (2016), The Powerpuff Herbivores, The Powerpuff Herbivores Movie, and The Powerpuff Herbivores (2016).
- It played Sedusa in The Powerpuff Elephants
- It played Fuzzy Lumpkins in The Powerpuff African Animals and The Powerpuff African Animals Movie
- It played Butch in The Powerpuff Procyonids
- It played Raphael in Teenage Mutant Ninja Reptiles
- It played Cloudjumper in How to Train Your Serengeti Animal 2 and How to Train Your Serengeti Animal: The Hidden World
- It played Michelangelo in Teenage Mutant Serengeti Animals
- It played Leonardo in Teenage Mutant Ninja Crocodilians
- It played Shredder in Teenage Mutant African Animals
- They played Zac (Merman) and Evie McLaren (Mermaid) in Mako Reptiles and Mako Crocodilians