The fight between a crocodile and an elephant, even if it is a little animal, can not be won by the saurian. The barissements of this little elephant alerted the herd and you can guess what happened then ... Click on the image ....
Caimans are close to alligators, and living in Central America and South America (not in Africa).
The black caiman living in Amazon can exceed 7 feet and is particularly dangerous.
The gharial is a narrow-snouted reptile that lives in the Ganges delta.
Alligators live in the southern United States and eastern China. In the latter region they are endangered.
They heads are U-shaped.
Crocodiles are common in Africa, Australia, Americas and Asia.
Their heads are V-shaped.
What you should know about saurians
There are two deaths per year in the U.S. due to alligators. Crocodiles and caimans make hundreds of deaths each year.
In Florida, alligators are raised for their skins and their meat.
Australian crocodiles cruise at sea, sometimes far from the coast and are predators of sharks.
A crocodile can reach 17 km/h on land and 30 km/h in water.
Some species, including the Nile crocodile, are able to gallop, that is running with both legs together, see fig.
We have already found crocodiles over 6 meters long. A skull of a crocodile found in India matched the proportions of the body of an 7 feet long animal.
A crocodile can stay six months without eating. An Australian stayed for a week perched in a tree to get out of the reach of two crocodiles, until emergency retrieve them. (Reference).
Crocodiles are much more deadly than sharks, but less than hippos (in Africa).
The U-shaped muzzle is characteristic and we need to know that because crocodile is much more dangerous.
Crocodile used as mounting
This photo was taken in 1920. Should we conclude that we can allow children to play with saurians? It should especially be ensured that the muzzle is firmly attached.
Villagers pose in front of a photo of a crocodile over 5 meters killed by a hunter called to the rescue after it killed people.
Crocodile vs. hippopotamus
How hippos can they coexist with crocodiles? In fact this is not an easy prey to the crocodile, it can inflict damage unlike all other animals on which it feeds. The young are more easily victims, why crocodiles are greeted rudely by the group, as shown on the photo. A hippopotamus can fight a large crocodile.
The cat scares the alligator
This happens in Louisiana, accustomed to the proximity of alligators, these residents entrust the care of the cat babysit. You think what you want ...