Artemis Wellborn cleared his throat and his voice took on a lecturing tone, “I would judge the length of that monster to be ten feet or more.”
Sebastian raised a brow at the animal. Miss LeBlue was closer to correct. The crocodile was about six and a half feet in length, giving it no more than a few inches on Sebastian. But the animal did have one great advantage over him, and it wasn’t its wicked teeth or massive jaws. No, the advantage the crocodile had over Doctor Sebastian Bergen at this moment was that it could swish its tail and swim away from the boat, back to the peace and quiet of a shadowy river bank. Sebastian, on the other hand, was stuck aboard for the two-day trip up the Nile to Cairo.
– chapter 5, book 2, Blood Trilogy