By Josie  June 15th, 2023


Saltwater Crocodile

African Rock Python

Both are reptiles, and both are apex predators, but which one do you think would win in a fight?

Saltwater Crocodiles grow up to 23 feet in length and weigh more than a ton.

The African rock python can reach lengths of up to 20 feet and weigh over 100 lbs


Saltwater crocodiles eat fish, birds, mammals, and other reptiles.

Saltwater Crocodile Vs. African Rock Python: Diet

Pythons eat various animals, including rodents, birds, and even antelope.

They wait, almost fully submerged in water, then they ambush their prey with a deadly bite, dragging their victims into the water to drown them.

Saltwater Crocodile: Hunting Technique

African Rock Python: Hunting Technique

African rock pythons lie camouflaged in vegetation, then they quickly strike and constricting their prey with immense force until it prey suffocates.

African Rock Pythons can swallow prey much larger than themselves whole, such as antelopes or crocodiles.

The scaly skin of Saltwater Crocodiles acts as a natural armor, providing protection against external injuries.

Saltwater Crocodile: Defence

Their large size deters predators and their camouflaged skin helps them to remain inconspicuous.

African Rock Python: Defence

Saltwater Crocodiles uses their powerful jaws and tail to subdue prey and exerts a bite force of over 3,000 lbs.

African Rock Pythons have the ability to constrict prey with a force of up to 90 lbs per square inch.

The crocodile's to hunt both in water and on land provide it with a significant advantage, but the Python’s constriction method make it a formidable opponent.

Swipe up for the final verdict!

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