- “Aw! That Golden Croc sure loves her little babies! ”
The Golden Crocodile is a minor character from the Jake and the Never Land Pirates. She is a large female crocodile with golden scales that lives high above Never Land on Cloud Island were she guards her golden eggs. Her vocal effects are provided by Dee Bradley Baker.
Role in the series
The Golden Crocodile first appeared in the episode "Jake and the Beanstalk, Jake plants the magic beans given to him by Peter Pan that grow into a beanstalk. Jake and his crew then climb the beanstalk, and find the golden crocodile with her golden eggs. When Captain Hook and his crew reach the top of the beanstalk, Hook was determined to steal the Golden Croc, but the golden crocodile proved to be too vicious and powerful for Hook and his crew to handle, as she chases the pirates across the island until she is lulled back to sleep by Sharky and Bones. With the mother crocodile sound asleep, Hook decides to steal the Golden Croc's eggs. Unfortunately for Hook, the Golden Croc wakes up, witnessing Hook plundering her eggs. The Golden Crocodile pursues Hook across Cloud Island to retrieve her eggs, only for both the crocodile and the captain to fall off the island. Izzy quickly used her pixie dust to rescue Hook and the Golden Crocodile. With the danger over, Hook tried one last attempt to flee with the golden eggs, but the eggs hatch into baby crocodiles. The baby golden crocs are quickly snatched up by their mother, and the family soon leaves after thanking Jake and his crew.
- The Golden Croc is the second living creature with golden pigment in the Jake and the Never Land Pirates series since the Golden Caterpillar.
- The Golden Croc role is most likely based on the goose that lays the golden eggs from the fairy tale Jack and the Beanstalk.
- While the Golden Crocodile doesn't appear in the episode Croctastrophy!, the mother croc's character model resembles her.