How long can crocodiles grow?
Crocodiles can grow up to 14 feet long but the average length vary. The male species tend to grow longer in length than females.
Crocodiles are bigger the largest alligators are usually 16-19ft long while for crocodiles in exremelly rare cases saltwater crocodiles have exceeded 27ft(8meters) in the wild. In general, crocodiles are the larger species. This however, does depend on the individual. American Aliigators can grow up to 18 feet, the Gharial grows up to about 20 feet, as does the Nile and Mugger Crocodiles. The largest species of all 23 of the Crocodilians is the Saltwater Crocodile…
Saltwater crocodiles are largest crocodilian species. Large males exceed 2000 pounds and grow nearly 20 ft long. They have a bite force three times of a jaguar. The saltwater crocodile, unlike other crocodilians, can jump very high and move quickly on land. They are very agile, mobile, and the most aggressive of all crocodilians. Saltwater crocodiles range from india and southeast asia to australia.
Crocodiles generally do not grow quite as big as alligators. Alligators' mouths are wider and more rounded at the tip than crocodiles'. Crocodiles' teeth overlap the other half of their mouths, alligators' teeth are all contained within their mouths. A Cayman (KEY-muhn) is similar to a croc, but has even a more narrow snout. They do not grow quite as large as crocs, either.
An average American alligator's weight and length is 800 pounds (360 kg) and 13 feet (4.0 m) long, but can grow to 14.5 feet (4.4 m) long and weigh 1,000 pounds (450 kg) Mature males of the Australian estuarine crocodile (salty) can be 6 metres (20 ft) or more and weigh 1,300 kilograms (2,900 lb) or larger.