This animal can swallow small prey whole. the female alligator takes more care of her young than the female Crocodile.

Alligator

This animal can swallow small prey whole. the female alligator takes more care of her young than the…

"Any member of the family Alligatoridæ, or some American member of the Crocodilidæ."-Whitney, 1902

Alligator

"Any member of the family Alligatoridæ, or some American member of the Crocodilidæ."-Whitney,…

"Skull of a member of the family Alligatoridæ, or some American member of the Crocodilidæ."-Whitney, 1902

Alligator Skull

"Skull of a member of the family Alligatoridæ, or some American member of the Crocodilidæ."-Whitney,…

"Formerly the balls were squeezed by an "alligator" or "crocodile" squeezer, and were then "shingled" by shingling hammers, such as the "tilt" hammer (where the hammer forms a lever with the fulcrum in the middle, a cam pressing upon one end serving to depress that end and raise the other which carries the head)." — The Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Alligator Squeezer

"Formerly the balls were squeezed by an "alligator" or "crocodile" squeezer, and were then "shingled"…

Crocodiles are more thoroughly aquatic than alligators, and therefore, their hind feet are more largely webbed.

Crocodile

Crocodiles are more thoroughly aquatic than alligators, and therefore, their hind feet are more largely…

The body of the crocodile is covered with thick horny scales, so strong that they can resist the blow of a sword or the thrust of a spear, (Wood, 1896).

Crocodile

The body of the crocodile is covered with thick horny scales, so strong that they can resist the blow…

A bird walking in to the opened jaws of a crocodile.

Crocodile

A bird walking in to the opened jaws of a crocodile.

A crocodile entering the water.

Crocodile

A crocodile entering the water.

A cartoon of a crocodile, reading a letter.

Crocodile

A cartoon of a crocodile, reading a letter.

Aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

Crocodile

Aquatic reptiles that live throughout the tropics in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Australia.

The large reptile, the crocodile.

Crocodile

The large reptile, the crocodile.

An Egyptian crocodile (C. niloticus).

Crocodile

An Egyptian crocodile (C. niloticus).

A crocodile and a tiger engaged in a fight.

Crocodile and tiger

A crocodile and a tiger engaged in a fight.

The skull of a crocodile with visible teeth.

Crocodile Skull

The skull of a crocodile with visible teeth.

An alligator hatching out of an egg.

Alligator Egg

An alligator hatching out of an egg.

A medal showing a figure riding a crocodile, a symbol of Egypt.

Egypt Coin

A medal showing a figure riding a crocodile, a symbol of Egypt.

This water fountain is made out of cast iron. It has a design of a crocodile holding a fish in his mouth, beneath it is an otter and tortoise. The amphibious animals are surrounded by water lilies.

Water Fountain

This water fountain is made out of cast iron. It has a design of a crocodile holding a fish in his mouth,…

Native to India, the gavial has an very narrow snout, used for hunting fish and frogs.

Gavial

Native to India, the gavial has an very narrow snout, used for hunting fish and frogs.

The Nile crocodile is the largest African crocodile and the top predator in its range, which covers most of Africa south of the Sahara.

Nile Crocodile

The Nile crocodile is the largest African crocodile and the top predator in its range, which covers…

A large reptile sunning itself on a rocky island.

Reptile

A large reptile sunning itself on a rocky island.