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Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) hide, close-up view
Caption: Close-up of the scaly hide of an adult Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus), St Lucia Crocodile Centre, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.  © Scotch Macaskill

Camera: Canon EOS 350D (Digital Rebel XT); Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Zoom; Focal Length: 55mm; Shutter speed: 1/125; Aperture: f8; ISO: 400

Location: Situated close to the village of St Lucia in South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal province, the St Lucia Crocodile Centre offers visitors the opportunity of seeing all the African species of crocodile - the Nile, Long-snouted and Dwarf crocodile. Some of the largest crocodiles in South Africa can be found in the enclosures. Informative crocodile exhibits portray the lives of these fascinating reptiles.

The nearby St Lucia Estuary is one of the tourism focal points of the Greater St Lucia Wetland Park, a recently declared World Heritage Site. The park comprises a number of conservation areas, the oldest of which is the St Lucia Game Reserve, established in 1895.

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