The word crocodile comes from the Ancient Greek word for lizard. Crocodiles tend to congregate in freshwater habitats such as rivers and lakes and are sometimes found in brackish water. They feed mostly on fish, reptiles and mammals, and also eat particular molluscs and crustaceans. They have streamlined bodies that enable them to swim swiftly. Because they have webbed feet they have a speed advantage in shallow water over prey animals which come to the water to drink.

Crocodiles are ambush hunters, lying very still waiting for their prey to come close, then attacking swiftly. As cold-blooded predators, they have a very slow metabolism, and thus can survive long periods without food. In many parts of the world the crocodile is protected, but in some places they are farmed commercially, as crocodile skin is highly valued. The skin can be used to make leather goods such as shoes, handbags and watch straps, whilst crocodile meat is also considered a delicacy.

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1901, 12c, Stamp out of set

22 Sep 2021
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40.00
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1904, 4c on 12c, Stamp out of set

22 Sep 2021
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Main product: lnb0114 Country: North Borneo Year: 1904
25.00
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1904, Overprints 9v

27 Feb 2024
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Main product: slc0110 Country: Labuan Year: 1904
200.00
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1938, 10sh, Stamp out of set

16 Aug 2021
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Main product: lb20028 Country: Basutoland Year: 1938
30.00
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1938, 5sh, Stamp out of set

16 Aug 2021
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Main product: lb20027 Country: Basutoland Year: 1938
30.00
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1938, 2/6sh, Stamp out of set

16 Aug 2021
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Main product: lb20026 Country: Basutoland Year: 1938 Nr. Michel: 26
8.00
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1939, Leopoldville zoo 5v

5 Sep 2023
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Main product: scb0185 Country: Congo Belgium Year: 1939 Nr. Yvert: 209/3 Nr. Michel: 185/9
45.00
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1948, Definitives 7v

8 May 2024
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Main product: sau0184 Country: Australia Year: 1948 Nr. Fsc: 24802 Nr. Michel: 184/90

120.00

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108.00

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1965, Animals 2v

22 Feb 2024
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Main product: sov0170 Country: Upper Volta Year: 1965 Nr. Fsc: 26507 Nr. Michel: 170/71
5.00
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1967, Animals 6v

10 Feb 2024
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Main product: sgc0260 Country: Gabon Year: 1967 Nr. Yvert: 202/07 Nr. Michel: 260/65
5.25
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1967, Reptiles 4v

23 Jan 2021
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Main product: sla0218 Country: Laos Year: 1967 Nr. Fsc: 26707 Nr. Yvert: 167/70 Nr. Michel: 218/21
12.00
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1968, Sofia zoo 6v

8 Mar 2022
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Main product: sbl1819 Country: Bulgaria Year: 1968 Nr. Yvert: 1602/7 Nr. Michel: 1819/4
3.75
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1968, Animals 5v

1 Mar 2024
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Main product: sdh0337 Country: Dahomey Year: 1968 Nr. Fsc: 26802 Nr. Michel: 337/41
8.00
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1968, Fairy tales 6v

26 Mar 2024
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1968, Animals 9v

26 Mar 2024
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Main product: sgz0495 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1968 Nr. Yvert: 363/69 Nr. Michel: 495/03
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1968, Animals 9v, imperforated

26 Mar 2024
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10.00
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1968, Animals 3 s/s

26 Mar 2024
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Main product: sgzb029 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1968 Nr. Michel: B29/31
9.50
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1968, Animals 3 s/s, Imperforated

17 Aug 2023
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14.00
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1969, Reptiles 5v

8 Feb 2024
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Main product: smv0364 Country: Mauritania Year: 1969 Nr. Yvert: 263/67 Nr. Michel: 364/68
7.50
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1969, Parimaribo zoo 3v

14 Feb 2024
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Main product: ssu0516 Country: Suriname, Colony Year: 1969 Nr. Fsc: 26902 Nr. Scott: 359/61 Nr. Yvert: 496/98 Nr. Michel: 558/60 Nr. Other: 516/18
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Main product: ssue67a Country: Suriname, Colony Year: 1969
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1.50
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1.20
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1969, Definitives, animals 15v

21 Mar 2024
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30.00
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1970, Christmas s/s

13 Feb 2024
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2.10
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1971, Reptiles 8v, imperforated

26 Apr 2023
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35.00
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1971, Animal protection 20v

7 Mar 2024
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1971, Wildlife conservation 4v [+]

25 Feb 2024
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1.00
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1.50
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1972, Zoo animals 9v

28 Apr 2024
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Main product: spl2162 Country: Poland Year: 1972 Nr. Yvert: 2007/5 Nr. Michel: 2162/0
2.50
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1972, Animals 16v m/s, imperforated

17 Aug 2023
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1972, Animals 16v m/s

27 Oct 2019
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4.50
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1973, Animals 4v

10 Mar 2024
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1973, Animals 5v

22 Feb 2024
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8.00
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1975, Archaeology 4v

28 Jan 2024
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5.25
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1976, Reptiles 5v

23 Feb 2024
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1976, Reptiles 6v

21 Mar 2024
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Main product: ssv1178 Country: El Salvador Year: 1976 Nr. Fsc: 27606 Nr. Yvert: 820/22+A362/64 Nr. Michel: 1178/83
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1977, Definitives, animals 17v

13 Feb 2024
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1977, Animals 6x4v [:::]

21 Sep 2023
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1977, Animals 6x4v [:::]

21 Sep 2023
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1977, Nature conservation 4v

16 Dec 2023
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Main product: sga0358 Country: Gambia Year: 1977 Nr. Yvert: 356/59 Nr. Michel: 358/61
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1977, Reptiles 11v

3 Dec 2023
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Main product: sgz0782 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1977 Nr. Michel: 782/92
20.00
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1977, Reptiles 3v, only airmail

26 Mar 2024
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Main product: sgz0790 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1977 Nr. Michel: 790/92
9.00
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1977, Reptiles 11v, imperforated

20 Jun 2023
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Main product: sgz0782b Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1977 Nr. Michel: 782/92
35.00
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1977, WWF, animals 5v

12 May 2024
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Main product: soe0166 Country: Uganda Year: 1977 Nr. Fsc: 27706 Nr. Yvert: 142/46 Nr. Michel: 166/70
7.00
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1977, WWF, animals s/s

12 May 2024
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Main product: soeb008 Country: Uganda Year: 1977 Nr. Yvert: B7 Nr. Michel: B8
9.00
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1977, WWF, animals 5v

31 Mar 2024
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Main product: sta0082 Country: Tanzania Year: 1977 Nr. Fsc: 27705 Nr. Yvert: 80/84 Nr. Michel: 82/86
12.00
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Main product: sth0850 Country: Thailand Year: 1977 Nr. Yvert: 825/28 Nr. Michel: 850/53
10.00
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1977, Protected animals 6v

16 Aug 2023
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Main product: sto1235 Country: Togo Year: 1977 Nr. Yvert: 898/9+A Nr. Michel: 1235/40
5.25
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1978, WWF, animals 6v

4 Apr 2023
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Main product: scj0532 Country: Central Africa Year: 1978 Nr. Michel: 532/37
22.50
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Main product: scj0576 Country: Central Africa Year: 1978 Nr. Yvert: A195/96 Nr. Michel: 576/77
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