The largest crocodile ever held in captivity and that is still living is an Estuarine–Siamese hybrid named Yai at the famous Samutprakarn Crocodile Farm and Zoo in Thailand. This croc measures 6 m (almost 20 ft!) in length.
The largest species of crocodile in the world is the Crocodylus porosus, more commonly known as the Saltwater Crocodile. These are actually the largest reptiles in the world. They live mainly in the Pacifica area of globe.
The saltwater or estuarine crocodile is the largest of all the living reptiles. They are found in habitats throughout Southeast Asia, Northern Australia, and the Eastern coast of India. Adult male saltwater crocodiles may weigh from 1,300-2,200 pounds and the average lenght is 12-18 feet. This species of crocodile has the greatest sexual dimorphism of any other crocodile, meaning that females are much smaller in lenght and weight than males. Female crocodile body lengths range from 7 – 11 feet and weigh around 1,000 pounds.
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