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Dwarf Crocodile
Osteolaemus tetraspis

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Sauropsida
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Order: Crocodilia
Family: Crocodylidae
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Genus: Osteolaemus
Species: O. tetraspis
Subspecies: O. t. tetraspis
Subspecies: O. t. osborni Osborn’s Dwarf Crocodile

Description: It is also known as the African Dwarf Crocodile, the Broad-Snouted Crocodile or as the Bony Crocodile. It can measure 4.9 to 6.2 (the record) feet in length. It can weigh 40 to 71 (the record is 88 (female), 180 (male)) pounds. It is black on its back and sides with a yellowish underside with black patches.

Location: Western Africa & west central Africa.

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Dwarf Crocodile
Osteolaemus tetraspis tetraspis

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Osborn’s Dwarf Crocodile
Osteolaemus tetraspis osborni

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Location: Democratic Republic of Congo.

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