Tall tales of giant man-eating crocodiles inhabit a world between fact and fiction. The truth is that some crocodile species, such as Nile crocs and American crocs, have been known to exceed 20 feet; the Asian-Pacific saltwater croc has been recorded to 23 feet. Today these gigantic creatures are very, very rare, but some of them are still out there in the wild, with a few held in captivity. Renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker attempts to ensure the future of the last of these leviathans.
availablepublic71152130580199cove7115Supersize CrocsGigantic crocodiles are very, very rare, but still out there in the wild.Gigantic crocodiles,some known to exceed 20 feet, are very, very rare, but still out there in the wild, with a few held in captivity. Renowned herpetologist Romulus Whitaker attempts to ensure the future of the last of these leviathans.2007-02-10 23:01:00publishdisabledshowfalse14901Crocodile Mom Scoops Up Babies in MouthA female crocodile carries her babies to safety between her deadly teeth. 2017-02-01 20:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files/2017/01/mezzanine_735-2-480x270.jpg2365935022cove8696My Bionic PetMeet inspiring disabled animals and individuals who help them persevere and thrive.2014-04-09 20:00:00http://www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/files/2014/09/MyBionicPet-Main-480x270.jpg2365219180cove