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Then endangered Saltie These beasts grow up to an excess of 6m...  in fact, at this park about 10% of all the crocs are 6+m long...  scary!  Crocodylus porosus,Geotagged,India,John Rowell,Odisha,Orissa,Saltwater crocodile,Wildlife,Winter,adhocphotographer,bhitarkanika Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Then endangered Saltie

These beasts grow up to an excess of 6m... in fact, at this park about 10% of all the crocs are 6+m long... scary!

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  1. Top shot! Posted 4 years ago
    1. Thanks.. even with my tele-photo lens, i was feeling a bit too close to these beautiful monsters... they could have swallowed me whole! :/ Posted 4 years ago

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The saltwater crocodile , also known as the estuarine crocodile, Indo-Pacific crocodile, marine crocodile, sea crocodile or informally as saltie, is the largest of all living reptiles, as well as the largest riparian predator in the world. Males of this species can reach sizes up to at least 6.30 m and possibly up to 7.0 m in length. However, an adult male saltwater crocodile rarely reaches or exceeds a size of 6 m weighing 1,000 to 1,200 kg . Females are much smaller and often do not surpass.. more

Similar species: Crocodilia
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Uploaded Feb 12, 2015. Captured Feb 9, 2015 09:22 in Rajnagar - Pattamundai Road, Pitanda, Odisha 754248, India.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/4.0
  • 1/5000s
  • ISO400
  • 500mm