Portrait of a Crocodile Personality
  • Tough
  • Street-smart
  • Self-reliant
  • Passionate
  • Conceited
  • Ruthless

Scientific Name

Crocodylus niloticus

Collective Term

A treachery of crocodiles

Careers & Hobbies

  • Soldier
  • Undercover cop
  • Bodyguard
  • Bail bondsman
  • Gambling
  • Hunting
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Crocodiles are lean, leathery individuals with air of wariness that comes from living on the edge. Their skin is often decorated with scars or tattoos. But crocodiles are not always easy to identify, because their survival strategy is based on misdirection and camouflage. As natural predators crocs attack without subtlety or intelligence, using any weapon at their disposal.

Crocodiles prefer docile prey, as the more unwary their victims the less likely they are to struggle. They think nothing of using dirty tricks to gain an advantage and have little sense of honor.

Crocs have little conscience, compassion, or guiding philosophy save that of survival and self-interest. Beware the crocodile's tears, because although they may run freely they do not run deep.

Living on the fringes of society, crocs avoid mainstream locales and prefer dimly lit, grimy hotels for their pursuit of food and entertainment. They ply their nefarious crafts by both day and night and are masters of disguise. Their ability to mask their true colors allows them to befriend unsuspecting victims, usurp their resources and then disappear.

They do serve a useful service to society however, doing jobs that others find too unpleasant. With their talent for disguise, they are excellent private investigators, doing deep undercover work that reputable companies shun.

Because of their ruthless natures, they are also hired by legitimate businesses as bouncers or personal bodyguards. Some enterprising crocodiles go into their own businesses as gang-members, drug dealers, hired killers and second-story men, but all too often find their true calling as common thieves or conmen.

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Best Mates for a Crocodile

All animal personalities relate to each other differently - some better than others! Here are the three best matches for a Crocodile.

Friendship

Mutual interests

Love

Bonnie and Clyde?

Sex

Interesting

Friendship

Partners in crime

Love

Don't eat your young!

Sex

Twisting and turning all night

Friendship

Playmates

Love

An uneasy alliance

Sex

A little roughhousing

Choose any two animal personalities from the lists below and see how they match up.

Famous Crocodile Personalities

Osama bin Laden

It takes the guile of a crocodile to formulate a sneak attack on a much larger predator. Bin Laden's legacy will forever be associated with the worst attack on U.S. soil.

Charles Manson

The mind of a crocodile is a murky environment, and those who venture too closely are going to regret it.

Ted Bundy

Sometimes a crocodile looks like an innocent log -- until it jumps up and gets all bitey. Just like serial-killer Ted Bundy who decapitated at least 12 of his victims.

Jeffrey Dahmer

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