Young Crocodile (Britains Zoo 958)

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Exhibit

Young Crocodile (Britains Zoo 958)

Young Crocodile, Britains Zoo No958 (BritCat 1940).jpg Young Crocodile
(Crocodilus niloticus) (i)
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location:
Arch Three , Area 44
The Zoo (display)

A painted hollowcast lead Young Crocodile, from the Britains Zoo range, catalogue number 958.

Giulia ...
" This model represents a miniature of the big crocodile, it is grey and yellow painted. It is opening its mouth a little bit, just to show people that it is powerful like the big crocodile. "

1940 catalogue description

" During the whole of a Crocodile's life, it continues to increase in size. The favourite haunts are sandbanks situated in the parts of the river where the current is not too strong, and there it may be seen at all hours of the day sleeping with wide open mouth. It is a dangerous animal at all times. "
Britains Zoo 958, Young Crocodile