Petrie Menagerie: The Crocodile
By Edmund Connolly, on 13 September 2013
We have covered birds, insects, reptiles and mammals and we now end on an animal prevalent in both land and water, perhaps one of the most iconic Egyptian animals about. The Nilotic crocodile is the second largest in the world and can measure in at a hefty 6.1 metres, a worthy beast for our Petrie Menagerie.
Petrie Menagerie #7: The Crocodile
As a native inhabitant of Egypt it is not surprising these creatures are found in numerous literal and more mythology inspired presentations: