Crocodile

Crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus)

Distribution

Where do Crocodiles OCCUR in Namibia?

  Distribution of crocodiles in Namibia
 

Conflict

Where do Crocodiles cause CONFLICT in Namibia?

  Distribution of crocodiles in Namibia
  Areas of conflict between humans and crocodiles in Namibia

Support

Where is SUPPORT given to communities living with Hippos and Crocodiles in Namibia?

  Distribution of crocodiles in Namibia
  Communities receiving support through the Wildlife Credits scheme

Status

What is the STATUS of Crocodiles in Namibia?

 Very rare  Rare  Uncommon  Common  Abundant

Population of crocodiles:   increasing   decreasing   stable

Living with Crocodiles: the human story

The human cost of living with wildlife

Hippos often come to graze on freshly growing maize. One night Farmer Zatrick Mbanga was out checking his crop. He lit a fire to deter the hippos, but as he was walking home a hippo attacked him. He lost an arm and a foot.

Crocodile sightings by participating lodges

All: Feb 2011 to Dec 2014

The sighting index represents the number of times a species was observed out of all the game drives and boat trips recorded. For example, if Crocodiles were recorded on 4 out of 8 game drives in January the sighting index for that month would be 50%.

2014

The sighting index represents the number of times a species was observed out of all the game drives and boat trips recorded. For example, if Crocodiles were recorded on 4 out of 8 game drives in January the sighting index for that month would be 50%.

2013

The sighting index represents the number of times a species was observed out of all the game drives and boat trips recorded. For example, if Crocodiles were recorded on 4 out of 8 game drives in January the sighting index for that month would be 50%.

2012

The sighting index represents the number of times a species was observed out of all the game drives and boat trips recorded. For example, if Crocodiles were recorded on 4 out of 8 game drives in January the sighting index for that month would be 50%.

2011

The sighting index represents the number of times a species was observed out of all the game drives and boat trips recorded. For example, if Crocodiles were recorded on 4 out of 8 game drives in January the sighting index for that month would be 50%.