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List of fictional crocodiles and alligators

This is a list of fictional crocodiles and alligators from literature, folklore and myth, mascots and emblems of teams and organizations, comics, films, animations and video games.

This list is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals. It is restricted to notable crocodilian characters from notable works of fiction. Characters that appear in multiple media may have separate listings for each appearance, while in instances where a character has appeared in several separate works in a single medium, only the earliest will be recorded here.

Literature

Name Work Author Date Notes
"as headstrong as an allegory on the banks of the Nile." The Rivals Sheridan 1775 Mrs Malaprop's most famous malapropism, using the word allegory instead of alligator.[1][2]
Crocodile Gena Cheburashka Uspenskiy, Eduard 1966 A friendly Crocodile[3]
Crocodile "on the banks of the great grey-green, greasy Limpopo river" Just So Stories Kipling, Rudyard 1902 The crocodile pulls the nose of the Elephant's Child, very hard.[4]
The eponymous crocodile The Enormous Crocodile Dahl, Roald 1978 The crocodile wanders the jungle promising to eat children.[5]

Folklore and myths

Name Species Country Notes
Sobek Crocodile-headed god Ancient Egypt Represents power, protection, fertility[6]
The gharial Gharial India The gharial's wife wants to eat her husband's friend the monkey.[7]
Sang Buaya Big bad crocodile East Timor The crocodiles are fooled by Sang Kancil, the mouse deer[8]

Mascots and emblems

Crocodiles and alligators are used as mascots and emblems by organisations and sports teams:

Comics

Name Comic Notes
The Fraternity of Crocodiles Pearls Before Swine Also known as "Da Brudderhood of Zeeba Zeeba Eata".
Killer Croc Batman
Soundwave Beast Wars Has the form of a crocodile.

Film

Name Film Year Director Notes
Daisy An Alligator Named Daisy 1955 J. Lee Thompson A young man's life is complicated by the inheritance of an alligator.[11]

Animation

Name Animation Notes
Ben Ali Gator Fantasia The prince of the Alligators, who falls in love with Hyacinth Hippo.
Bog The Outback Antagonistic crocodile who wants to control the Australian billabong.
Brutus & Nero The Rescuers The two alligators under Madame Medusa's command.
Christopher Christopher Crocodile An eponymous protagonist.
Floyd and Jolene Kissyfur The antagonist alligators
Gretchen Camp Lazlo A girl scout alligator with an aggressive attitude.
Leatherhead Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles A mutant crocodile/alligator.
King Gator All Dogs Go to Heaven A giant alligator and New Orleans voodoo witch doctor living below the streets of New Orleans, who takes a liking to Charlie's voice.
Louis The Princess and the Frog A trumpet playing alligator.
Mama Croc Brandy and Mr. Whiskers Loving crocodile mother with baby crocodiles.
Roger The Penguins of Madagascar A sewer alligator who becomes one the zoo animals.
Snappy the Little Crocodile Schnappi A German cartoon Crocodile
Tick-Tock Peter Pan (1953 film) The crocodile who swallowed an alarm cloc
Wally Gator Wally Gator An alligator prone to mishaps.

Video games

Name Game Platform(s) Notes
King K. Rool Donkey Kong Country SNES · GBC · GBA · Wii An anthropomorphic Saltwater crocodile who is the main villain of many Donkey Kong games and commands the Kremlings.
Dr. Wani Frogger: Helmet Chaos Evil crocodile villain who owns a factory of mind control helmets from the mineral Crocodrite.[12]
Swampy, Allie and Cranky Where's My Water? iOS · Android · Windows Phone · Windows 8 · BlackBerry A trio of alligators.
Vector Knuckles' Chaotix Sega 32X · Microsoft Windows (via GameTap) A crocodile who is the "head honcho" and brains of the Chaotix Detective Agency.
Renekton League of Legends
Croc Croc: Legend of the Gobbos PS1 · Sega Saturn · PC A vegetarian Crocodile who was found in a river by the "Gobbos". He also has a Mum, Dad and little Brother.

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