Swaziland's Reptiles Database

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Species Information

Crocodylus niloticus   
(Nile Crocodile)
(SiSwati: ingwenya)

Swaziland Red Data Status: Vulnerable
Southern African Red Data Status: Vulnerable
International Red Data Status: Not listed


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Comments: Occurs in the middleveld, lowveld and Lubombo regions, being rare in the middleveld. In the Lubombo region the species occurs commonly in the major river gorges penetrating the Lubombo mountains.


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Distribution Data Sources:
SNTC Swaziland Biodiversity Baseline Data
Global Biodiversity Information Facility (data accessed in 2016) http://www.gbif.org/
Project Noah www.projectnoah.org/ UCT ADU Virtual Museum (ReptileMap) vmus.adu.org.za/
HerpMapper. 2017. HerpMapper - A Global Herp Atlas and Data Hub. Iowa, U.S.A. Available http://www.herpmapper.org. (Accessed: 21-01-2017).
Miscellaneous other sources.