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Cuviers dwarf caiman, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands The smallest of crocodiles. Because of its vulnerability, it is stronger plated compared to other crocs. This includes extra plates above the eyes, which resemble &quot;brows&quot;.<br />
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Cuviers dwarf caiman, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands

The smallest of crocodiles. Because of its vulnerability, it is stronger plated compared to other crocs. This includes extra plates above the eyes, which resemble "brows".

Cuviers dwarf caiman - portrait, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands The smallest of crocodiles. Because of its vulnerability, it is stronger plated compared to other crocs. This includes extra plates above the eyes, which resemble "brows".<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61921/cuviers_dwarf_caiman_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61923/cuviers_dwarf_caiman_-_brow_zie-zoo_netherlands.html Cuviers dwarf caiman,Europe,Netherlands,Paleosuchus palpebrosus,Volkel,World,Zie-Zoo,Zoo

Cuviers dwarf caiman - brow, Zie-Zoo, Netherlands The smallest of crocodiles. Because of its vulnerability, it is stronger plated compared to other crocs. This includes extra plates above the eyes, which resemble "brows".<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/61921/cuviers_dwarf_caiman_zie-zoo_netherlands.html<br />
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Cuvier's dwarf caiman is a small crocodilian from northern and central South America in the alligator family. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Surinam and Venezuela. It lives in riverine forests, in flooded forests near lakes, and near fast-flowing rivers and streams. It can traverse dry land to reach temporary pools and tolerates colder water than other species of alligator. Other common names for this species include the musky caiman, the.. more

Similar species: Crocodilia
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Jun 24, 2018. Captured May 6, 2018 15:11.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/5.6
  • 1/30s
  • ISO6400
  • 105mm