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Nile crocodile skull. Part of the jaws of a Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus), showing its large teeth. The fourth tooth of the lower jaw fits into a notch in the upper jaw (centre left). This crocodile is one of the largest reptiles, reaching a length of over six metres. It inhabits swamps, lakes and rivers in tropical and subtropical Africa. The Nile crocodile feeds on large animals such as antelope and gazelles, as well as smaller prey such as water birds, fish and small mammals. Photographed in the Texas State Aquarium, Corpus Christi, USA.
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