There are 14 species of crocodile of varying sizes. The largest species, the saltwater crocodile, can weigh up to 4400 pounds but usually weighs from 2202 pounds to 2643 pounds, whereas the smallest, the dwarf crocodile,... More »

The main diet of the Nile crocodile is fish, but crocodiles are opportunistic hunters. They prey upon most anything that crosses their path, including zebras, small hippos, birds, rodents and other crocodiles. Common pre... More »

Crocodiles digest their food by holding it in the stomach and sending it to the intestine a little bit at a time. The acid found in the stomach helps break down food before it travels through the rest of the crocodile's ... More »

Crocodiles belong to the family of Crocodylidae and there are 14 different species of crocodiles, including a false gharial, with their own scientific names. Among the most common and recognizable crocodiles are the Croc... More »

Crocodiles have between 60 and 72 teeth which they use to tear flesh apart. They do not chew their food, but instead swallow large portions of their prey. More »

Some adaptations of the crocodile include the ability to regulate its metabolism, its strong stomach, its armored body and its keen senses. These adaptations have allowed the crocodile to survive for millions of years as... More »

Crocodiles are ambush hunters. Their diets include dragonflies, fish, turtles, frogs, birds and mammals. The size of the crocodile determines the size of its prey. More »