Gallery description : dwarf crocodile

Dwarf Crocodile usually inhabits rainforest rivers and swamps. It has a scales skin type. The preferred food type is carnivore. The average weight is 18kg - 32kg (40lbs - 70lbs). The maximum speed it is able to reach is 17kph (11mph). Dwarf Crocodile (osteolaemus tetraspis) has a size 1.7m - 1.9m (5.5ft - 6.25ft). The life span is 40 - 75 years.

Facts about dwarf crocodiles
NameDwarf Crocodile
OrderCrocodilia
Conservation StatusVulnerable
Average Clutch Size10
ColourBlack, grey, yellow
ClassSauropsida
Common NameDwarf crocodile
PhylumChordata
Scientific NameOsteolaemus tetraspis
PredatorsCrocodiles, large birds and mammals
HabitatRainforest rivers and swamps
Top Speed17kph (11mph)
DietCarnivore
GenusOsteolaemus
Size (L)1.7m - 1.9m (5.5ft - 6.25ft)
KingdomAnimalia
Weight18kg - 32kg (40lbs - 70lbs)
LifestyleNocturnal
Skin TypeScales
FamilyCrocodylidae
PreyFish, crustaceans, frogs
Life Span40 - 75 years
GroupReptile
Image Details
Description Dwarf crocodile. The Online Zoo - African Dwarf Crocodile
Width 1520 pixels
Heigh 1080 pixels
File type JPG
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