Here Are The Biggest Crocodiles Ever Recorded All Over The World!


The crocodile is unmistakable in its appearance – a throwback to the age when dinosaurs ruled the world. Their fearsome appearance, massive jaws and rough skin inspire terror as well as fascination. 

Crocodiles are the world’s largest reptiles and one of its most long-lived. These creatures often called ‘living fossils’ because of how virtually unchanged they are throughout the course of evolution.

These prehistoric creatures have been stomping around the mud and gliding across waters for 240 million years. 

Although wildly considered by most scientists as one of the largest reptiles in the world, there are many tall tales that surround these creatures. Many people have claimed to have seen the biggest crocodiles ever without any shred of evidence.

So the question stands: how huge can crocodiles truly be? 

Here are the top 5 biggest crocodiles ever recorded.

5. Gustave (17 Feet)

Here Are The Biggest Crocodiles Ever Recorded All Over The World!

Here Are The Biggest Crocodiles Ever Recorded All Over The World!

Gustave was an infamous Nile crocodile that has terrorized Lake Tanganyika, Burundi for decades. 

According to Amazing Planet’s viral video: “[Gustave’s] exact size is unknown, and exaggerated reports have him as large as 25 feet, experts estimate Gustave to be about 17 feet (5.2 meters) long.”

4. Puento Noire Crocodile (17.8 feet)

Here Are The Biggest Crocodiles Ever Recorded All Over The World!

Here Are The Biggest Crocodiles Ever Recorded All Over The World!

An unnamed aggressive Nile specimen had been the subject of numerous hoaxes and rumors. One such alleged sighting of this beast was after Hurricane Katrina.

The truth is much simpler than the fake stories on the internet. Back in 2003, this monster croc was disposed of in a safety operation near Pointe Noire, Republic of Congo.

Experts have estimated its size to be around 17 feet 8in (5.4 meters).

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