spongebob's picture

Big aligator

Observed: 28th July 2007 By: spongebobspongebob’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
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very big and scary

    Likely ID
    Confidence: It might be this.
  • crocodile
    Confidence: It might be this.
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Andrew Goodall's picture

Big Alligator

I was always told never to assume, but I assume this was not sat by your village pond!



the naturalist man's picture


This is an Australian saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) not an alligator as in the title. You have the location as being a long way inland, I didn't realise they went so far up rivers. Note the uneven jawline and uneven sized teeth. Freshwater crocodiles have a straight jawline, all the teeth are a similar length and the muzzle is much longer and thinner.

Graham Banwell

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