National Geographic : 1957 Apr
© National Geographic Society + Like a Trout Leaping for a Fly, a Crocodile Lunges for Fish Giant among reptiles, the salt-water crocodile lurks in river mouths from India to Australia. A man-eater, Crocodylus porosus can bite off an arm or a leg with one twist. The zoo's specimen stretches 16 feet. Robert F. Sisson and Donald McBain, National Geographic Staff Africa's Spotted Stilt Walker Adores + Her 7-foot, 135-pound Infant Page 517: These two are descendants of giraffes collected by the National Geographic Society-Smith sonian Institution expedition of 1937. Tallest of mammals, Giraffa camelopardalis may exceed 20 feet.