Monday, December 15, 2008

Animals in the Nile

The Nile is home to many animals like the Nile crocodile. It can grow to be 18-20 feet long,tip the scales at 1,500 lbs. has a life span of 70-100 years. The crocodile hunts the animals that come to get a drink. After it catches its dinner it drowns it and pulls it under a log to soften it up so it can eat it. There are many other animals like the hippo. the hippo grow to be 10-11 feet long and 5 feet tall it can weigh almost 3,000-7,000 there the teeth grow to be 20 inches long. there are also Nile perch that can weigh up to 175 pounds, there are catfish,tiger fish, lungfish,mud fish and eel.

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