Dangerous Animal: Giant Crocodile found in Republic of Congo
This photographs were taken in Pointe Noire, Republic of the Congo, during 2003.
This crocodile was 16 feet long, 850 kilos around (1,874 lbs), around 50 years old minimum.
The animal depicted is a Nile crocodile. Nile crocodiles are found across a large portion of Africa and do indeed grow to enormous sizes. Crocodylus niloticus has an average adult length of around 5 meters (about 16 feet) and has been reported as reaching 6 meters (around 19 feet) in rare cases.