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What is the largest crocodile ever caught on record?

What is the largest crocodile ever caught on record?

Lolong (6.17 meters / 20 feet 3 in) – the largest crocodile ever measured. At 6.17 meters (20 feet 3 in), Lolong was the largest crocodile ever measured. Measured at 20 ft 3 in (6.17 m), and weighed 2,370 lbs (1,075 kg), Lolong was the largest crocodile in captivity.

Where is the largest crocodile in the world?

Named Cassius, this nearly 18-foot-long (5.48 meters) Australian saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) was crowned the world’s largest captive croc by Guinness World Records on Jan. 1, 2011. The animal lives at Marineland Melanesia on Green Island, off the coast of Cairns in Queensland.

Who has the biggest crocodile?

Share. Cassius, an Australian saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus), is the largest crocodile in captivity at 5.48 m (17 ft 11.75 in). The Australian saltwater crocodile is the largest and most fearsome of today’s species.

How big was super croc?

40 feet long
At 40 feet long and 17,500 pounds, Super Croc was so big and mean when it lived 110 million years ago that it exploded out of rivers to grab and eat dinosaurs.

How big is Bosco the crocodile?

10 ½ ft long
He is a very young, yet explosive, animal. He’s about 18 or 19 years old and measures in at 10 ½ ft long and approximately 200 kgs. This bloke’s a nightmare. He would have to be one of the most aggressive, destructive crocs we’ve ever come across.

How big were alligators in dinosaurs?

The research, published in the Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, found that the Deinosuchus, a lineage of the giant crocodilians from North America, grew up to 33 feet long and “was the largest carnivore in its ecosystem,” in the late Cretaceous period about 75 to 82 million years ago.

Are African or Australian crocodiles bigger?

Australia has saltwater crocodiles (Crocodylus porosus) which are bigger than the Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus). According to the Compare Animals website, salties are more aggressive, and usually faster then their African counterpart.