The Nile crocodile is an African crocodile and the second largest reptile in existence in the world, after the saltwater crocodile.
Their diet consists mostly of different species of fish, reptiles, birds and mammals. The Nile crocodile is an ambush predator and can wait for hours, days and even weeks for the suitable moment to attack. They are quite agile and wait for the opportunity for the prey item to come close within the range of attack.
The Nile crocodile is one of the most dangerous species of crocodile and is responsible for hundreds of deaths of humans every year. It is a rather common species of crocodile and is not endangered.