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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1894, Definitives 9v

16 Mar 2015
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Main product: snb0049 Country: North Borneo Year: 1894 Nr. Yvert: 52/60 Nr. Michel: 49/57

1937, Companhia, definitives 19v

31 Oct 2021
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Main product: smzcom201 Country: Mozambique Year: 1937

1939, Leopoldville zoo 5v

3 May 2022
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Main product: scb0185 Country: Congo Belgium Year: 1939 Nr. Yvert: 209/3 Nr. Michel: 185/9
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1948, Definitives 7v

15 May 2017
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Main product: sau0184 Country: Australia Year: 1948 Nr. Fsc: 24802 Nr. Michel: 184/90

1953, Animals 20v

25 Mar 2022
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Main product: sao0368 Country: Angola Year: 1953 Nr. Scott: 362/81 Nr. Yvert: 357/76 Nr. Michel: 368/87 Nr. Stanley Gibbons: 362/81

1959, Definitives 7v

6 Feb 2016
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Main product: sat0699 Country: Argentina Year: 1959 Nr. Michel: 699/05

1963, Pre Columbian art 16v

16 Dec 2015
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Main product: scd0641 Country: Costa Rica Year: 1963 Nr. Fsc: 26307 Nr. Yvert: 370/85 Nr. Michel: 641/56

1964, Scouting conference 3v

28 Sep 2018
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Main product: sjm0235 Country: Jamaica Year: 1964 Nr. Scott: 233/35 Nr. Michel: 235/37

1964, Definitives, animals 9v

10 Jun 2020
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Main product: srm0048 Country: Rio Muni Year: 1964 Nr. Yvert: 48/56 Nr. Michel: 48/56

1965, Animals 2v

18 Nov 2021
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Main product: sov0170 Country: Upper Volta Year: 1965 Nr. Fsc: 26507 Nr. Michel: 170/71
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1966, Animals 7v

5 Aug 2020
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Main product: slr0669 Country: Liberia Year: 1966 Nr. Fsc: 26606 Nr. Michel: 669/75

1967, Animals 6v

22 Aug 2020
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Main product: sgc0260 Country: Gabon Year: 1967 Nr. Yvert: 202/07 Nr. Michel: 260/65

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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1967, Independence 3v

21 Apr 2019
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Main product: slh0041 Country: Lesotho Year: 1967 Nr. Fsc: 26703 Nr. Yvert: 143/45 Nr. Michel: 41/43

1967, Lions club 1v

9 Mar 2018
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Main product: smi0156 Country: Mali Year: 1967 Nr. Yvert: 106 Nr. Michel: 156

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
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1968, Animals 5v

7 May 2019
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Main product: sdh0337 Country: Dahomey Year: 1968 Nr. Fsc: 26802 Nr. Michel: 337/41

1968, Animals 9v

20 Feb 2021
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Main product: sgz0495 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1968 Nr. Yvert: 363/69 Nr. Michel: 495/03

1968, Fairy tales 6v

19 Mar 2022
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Main product: sgz0487 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1968 Nr. Michel: 487/92
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1968, Animals 3 s/s

10 May 2022
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Main product: sgzb029 Country: Guinea, Republic Year: 1968 Nr. Michel: B29/31
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